[Linux-cluster] Feature Request: gfs_fsck has a yes to all response.

Bob Peterson rpeterso at redhat.com
Thu Feb 26 16:04:27 UTC 2009

----- "Stewart Walters" <spods at iinet.net.au> wrote:
| Thanks Bob, but I was sort of hoping for an option of doing "yes to
| all" once
| you've already started the fsck. I'm not exactly sure if there is any
| fallout to
| stopping gfs_fsck part way through it's repair operations on a broken
| GFS volume.
| Not to worry - Does anyone know what's going on with that weird 'Fix
| bitmap for
| block' number continually changing when you press the Enter key?
| I suppose this is a weird gfs_fsck display quirk when the response is
| not a 'y'
| or a 'n'.
| Regards,
| Stewart

Hi Stewart,

An "a" (all) answer to the yes/no questions is certainly easy to do.
I've thought about doing it, too, but AFAIK, none of the other fscks
allow this response.  I'll ask around and see if anyone objects.


Bob Peterson
Red Hat GFS

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