svn commit: r211911 - stable/8/sbin/fsck_ffs

Kirk McKusick mckusick at
Sat Aug 28 00:27:48 UTC 2010

Author: mckusick
Date: Sat Aug 28 00:27:47 2010
New Revision: 211911

  MFC of -r210382 to note that foreground fsck should be run after
  a filesystem related panic. Also -r210933 and -r211397 by joel
  to fix typos and spelling mistakes.


Modified: stable/8/sbin/fsck_ffs/fsck_ffs.8
--- stable/8/sbin/fsck_ffs/fsck_ffs.8	Sat Aug 28 00:23:13 2010	(r211910)
+++ stable/8/sbin/fsck_ffs/fsck_ffs.8	Sat Aug 28 00:27:47 2010	(r211911)
@@ -176,10 +176,10 @@ the super block for the file system.
 An alternate super block is usually located at block 32 for UFS1,
 and block 160 for UFS2.
 .It Fl C
-Check if file system was dismouted cleanly.
+Check if file system was dismounted cleanly.
 If so, skip file system checks (like "preen").
 However, if the file system was not cleanly dismounted, do full checks,
-is if
+as if
 was invoked without
 .Fl C .
@@ -315,6 +315,15 @@ If the
 .Pa lost+found
 directory does not exist, it is created.
 If there is insufficient space its size is increased.
+The full foreground
+checks for many more problems that may occur after an
+unrecoverable disk write error.
+Thus, it is recommended that you perform foreground
+on your systems periodically and whenever you encounter
+unrecoverable disk write errors or file-system\-related panics.
 .Bl -tag -width /etc/fstab -compact
 .It Pa /etc/fstab

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