svn commit: r211912 - stable/8/sbin/fsck

Kirk McKusick mckusick at
Sat Aug 28 00:30:57 UTC 2010

Author: mckusick
Date: Sat Aug 28 00:30:57 2010
New Revision: 211912

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


Modified: stable/8/sbin/fsck/fsck.8
--- stable/8/sbin/fsck/fsck.8	Sat Aug 28 00:27:47 2010	(r211911)
+++ stable/8/sbin/fsck/fsck.8	Sat Aug 28 00:30:57 2010	(r211912)
@@ -169,6 +169,17 @@ so the check program is invoked with the
 flag to indicate that a check on the active file system should be done.
 When running in background mode,
 only one file system at a time will be checked.
+Note that background
+is limited to checking for only the most commonly occurring
+file system abnormalities.
+Under certain circumstances,
+some errors can escape background
+.Nm .
+It is recommended that you perform foreground
+on your systems periodically and whenever you encounter
+file-system\-related panics.
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