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Force fsck on headless servers and remote macs
Authored by: bitwise on Aug 18, '10 01:43:33PM

I use this process too. It's just a way of doing a safe boot remotely. Is your concern with Apple's safe boot mechanism? Have you ever seen a safe boot cause harm? I've wondered this myself, but have never seen it happen. I will agree that doing this in the middle of the night with no one local to help if necessary is asking for trouble. But this seems to go for any system restart, and especially one with a less than fully healthy startup drive.

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