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Re: 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:
> [snip]

> >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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