Question about forcing fsck at boottime

Bruce Cran bruce at
Tue Mar 31 00:01:44 PDT 2009

On Tue, 31 Mar 2009 11:35:11 +0530
manish jain <invalid.pointer at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am migrating from Linux and am still learning the basics of
> FreeBSD. One thing that I would to carry over from my Linux days is
> to force an fsck on all filesystems at system startup. On Linux, this
> was simply a matter of editing /etc/rc.sysinit. Things seem a bit
> more complicated in the BSD world. Can somebody please point me in
> the right direction ?

I found this from a post last year:

echo '/sbin/fsck -y -f' >> /etc/rc.early

Bruce Cran

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