checkfs script - something i noticed (forcing fsck)

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Wed Jul 12 04:15:23 PDT 2000

> Has anyone ever tried to `shutdown -rF now` -or- `shutdown -hF now`,
> where the "-F" is supposed to "Force fsck on reboot", and noticed
> that the force fsck does not happen the next time you boot?
> Well, I stumbled across this and fixed it. The script uses
> "/forcecheck" where it should instead use "/forcefsck" ... Also of
> note, "rm /forcefsck" may not work since filesystem is mounted ro at
> that point. You can move the "rm /forcefsck" to somewhere else and do
> it when it's mounted rw.

Somebody changed the file name on me, or it has been wrong all along.
Either way it's on the TODO list and will be fixed later today. Thanks.

Gerard Beekmans

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