checkfs script

John Phillips lfs at
Sun Aug 13 00:30:52 PDT 2000

Dennis J Perkins wrote:
> I noticed that the checkfs script does not remove /fastboot and
> /forcefsck.  Wouldn't it be better to delete these at the end of the
> script if they exist?

Simon Perreault replied:
> They are removed in the mountfs script.

This is because they *cannot* be removed in the checkfs script.  The root
file system is mounted read-only at that point.

It's in the mountfs script that the root file system gets re-mounted
read-write, so that's where they get removed.

John Phillips           john at
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