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SubjectRe: file system unmount
On Jan 23, 2002  11:38 +0530, wrote:
> I am using softdog in my application. One of the problems I am facing is,
> when the system comes up after the reboot forced by softdog, file system
> gets corrupted and fsck has to check. Some times fsck fails to force check
> the file system and the system enters in to run level 1, leading to manual
> intervention.
> Any idea how to unmount the file system before the system is rebooted by
> softdog, so that system always comes up properly without manual intervention.

That is like asking for advance notice of system failures -> can't be done.

What you really want is a journaled filesystem (e.g. ext3 or resierfs)
which avoids the lengthy/troublesome fsck stage.

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger

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