FASTBOOT(8) BSD System Manager's Manual FASTBOOT(8)NAME
fastboot, fasthalt -- reboot/halt the system without checking the disks
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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