[OpenAFS] Odd vfsck behavior under Solaris 9

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Wed, 14 Jul 2004 18:03:51 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, Dale Ghent wrote:

> On Jul 14, 2004, at 3:02 PM, Derrick Brashear wrote:
>> Why do you need to use fsck on a raw device to run a fileserver on Solaris 
>> 9?
>> The only fileserver caveat I know is "don't use it on a logging ufs 
>> partition". I don't have any Solaris 9 machines, period, but there's no 
>> other reason I know it shouldn't work.
> Because on Solaris, the case has always been that fsck(1M) takes the raw (aka 
> "special") device as its argument (on Solaris, these are the /dev/rdsk/* 
> devices rather than the /dev/dsk/* character device counterparts.)

That's want, not need.

Patch fsck to look up the block device in vfstab from the raw device, asnd 
use it?