background_fsck=no does not work?

Igor Robul igorr at
Sun Apr 24 22:53:51 PDT 2005

Palle Girgensohn wrote:

> No, but the machine crashes a lot, sometimes a couple of times in a 
> day (oddly mostly on week-ends, and sometimes it can be stable for a 
> week or two). I'm clueless to what's causing it, but suspect that the 
> amd64 stuff is broken, at least for this machine (dual Xeon). I wanted 
> foreground fsck since I thought there might be a problem with the file 
> systems, but I guess I was wrong...
I had frequent panics which I tracked to time I had started rsync (with 
large data) over em0 gigabit netcard.
I have reinserted card and it works fine now, so I think this was 
"conductor problem".

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