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fastboot(8) [netbsd man page]

FASTBOOT(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 					       FASTBOOT(8)

fastboot, fasthalt -- reboot/halt the system without checking the disks SYNOPSIS
fastboot [boot-options] fasthalt [halt-options] DESCRIPTION
fastboot and fasthalt are shell scripts which reboot or halt the system, and when next started, the system will skip the normal the file sys- tems checks. This is done by creating a file /fastboot, then invoking the reboot(8) program. The system startup script, /etc/rc, looks for this file and, if present, skips the normal invocation of fsck(8). SEE ALSO
halt(8), rc(8), reboot(8) HISTORY
The fastboot command appeared in 4.2BSD. BSD
June 5, 1993 BSD
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