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SubjectRe: bad blocks and rebooting
On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Subba Rao wrote:

> I have a system setup as a black box. If the system is powered
> off accidentally, and upon powering on the system keeps rebooting
> after trying to do the file system consistency check. The file
> system message is to run "ef2fsck -v -y <partition>. Is there
> anyway to force this check at lilo prompt?

That's what journaled filesystems like ext3, ReiserFS, XFS, and JFS are for.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <>

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