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Re: weirdness on powerfail



Hi,

On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 10:19:38AM -0500, Douglas J. Hunley wrote:
> I had a power-fail this morning, and when I rebooted, /etc/rc.d/rc.boot
> issued a 'mount -n -o remount,ro /' and then a 'fsck -A -V -a -C'. The
> fsck failed on my root partition. I know why it failed. It called
> fsck.ext2 . My root poartition is ext3. My question is, why did it call
> fsck.ext2? Another question, why was it checked at all? My /etc/fstab
> contains:
> /dev/hda1 / ext3 defaults,check=none 0 0

> What's going on here?

I have no idea.  Which version of e2fsprogs and ext3 are you using?
"fsck" should work quite happily, because fsck.ext2 should point to
the main e2fsck binary, which understands ext3 filesystems.

You'd have to include more details about what went wrong for me to
help much more.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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