oneiric: progress status during boot-time fsck?

Nils Kassube kassube at
Fri Apr 13 16:20:06 UTC 2012

D. R. Evans wrote:
> Nils Kassube said the following at 04/13/2012 09:01 AM :
> > sudo grep -lire fsck /etc
> > 
> > The relevant file is "/etc/init/mountall.conf". The fsck program
> > isn't called directly from the script but by the program
> > /sbin/mountall and that's why I suggested to change that program.
> > I think you should generate a new initrd with the command
> > 
> > sudo update-initramfs -c -k $(uname -r)
> > 
> > after changing the program to make it work at the next boot.
> Still confused :-(
> /sbin/mountall is a binary; so are you saying that I need to find the
> source for mountall, figure out how to change it so that is calls
> fsck differently, build it, then replace the official version?

Yepp - that's what I suggested. BTW: You can download the source with 
the command

apt-get source mountall

but I didn't check how to proceed after that.


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