Startup scripts of Debian Lenny don't perform file system check while on battery power
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 05:20:53AM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 01/13/09 04:40, elektra wrote:
> >The startup scripts issue a warning of the kind "Warning! Skipping file
> >system check because the system is running on battery power" - I don't
> >know the exact wording - so the sysadmin has to perform the check manually
> >after boot-up to avoid data loss...
> It's been like that for ages, since a full fsck takes a long time,
> which would drain the batteries.
Ouch. Shouldn't it give a prompt asking what it should do? i.e. ask to
skip the fsck and force the mount; or run the fsck anyway (and suggest
plugging in the computer for the duration).
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