svn commit: r266586 - head/sbin/fsck

Tom Rhodes trhodes at
Fri May 23 14:32:57 UTC 2014

Author: trhodes
Date: Fri May 23 14:32:57 2014
New Revision: 266586

  If called without -T or -t, fsck attempts to detect the
  file system type.  If this fails, fsck will fail with
  "unknown file system type" message.
  PR:		188214


Modified: head/sbin/fsck/fsck.8
--- head/sbin/fsck/fsck.8	Fri May 23 11:56:32 2014	(r266585)
+++ head/sbin/fsck/fsck.8	Fri May 23 14:32:57 2014	(r266586)
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@
 .\" $FreeBSD$
-.Dd January 25, 2009
+.Dd May 23, 2014
 .Dt FSCK 8
@@ -111,6 +111,18 @@ The disk drive containing each file syst
 of the device name that ends in a digit; the remaining characters are assumed
 to be the partition and slice designators.
+If the
+.Fl t
+.Fl T
+flags are not specified,
+will attempt to determine the file system type and call the
+appropriated file system check utility.
+Failure to detect the file system type will cause
+to fail with a message that the partition has an unknown file system type.
 The options are as follows:
 .Bl -tag -width indent
 .It Fl C

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