Freemint includes fscheck.sh but is missing grep and others.

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Freemint includes fscheck.sh but is missing grep and others.

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The Freemint 'distribution' includes the 'fscheck.sh' script in /bin. But it's missing the 'grep' executable for it to actually do anything (since it greps through /etc/fstab to figure out which partitions it should run a filesystem check on.'

Granted, I think it also is missing e2fsck to actually do a file system check if you are using ext2 partitions...
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Re: Freemint includes fscheck.sh but is missing grep and others.

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Well, yes. The biggest issue here is that the bootable zip isn't meant being a distro. It's just a snapshot which is able to boot into clean (default) state.

I really wish somebody will get pissed enough and create something like https://subsole.org/st_mint but for higher end machines (https://sites.google.com/site/beebox68k ... authuser=0 would be really a good base for such work ;)).
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Re: Freemint includes fscheck.sh but is missing grep and others.

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leech wrote: Thu Apr 18, 2024 7:38 am The Freemint 'distribution' includes the 'fscheck.sh' script in /bin. But it's missing the 'grep' executable for it to actually do anything (since it greps through /etc/fstab to figure out which partitions it should run a filesystem check on.'

Granted, I think it also is missing e2fsck to actually do a file system check if you are using ext2 partitions...
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you'll also find nice (and much more current) things here:
http://vincent.riviere.free.fr/soft/m68 ... ives/mint/
and here:
https://tho-otto.de/crossmint.php
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Re: Freemint includes fscheck.sh but is missing grep and others.

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mikro wrote: Thu Apr 18, 2024 7:46 am Well, yes. The biggest issue here is that the bootable zip isn't meant being a distro. It's just a snapshot which is able to boot into clean (default) state.

I really wish somebody will get pissed enough and create something like https://subsole.org/st_mint but for higher end machines (https://sites.google.com/site/beebox68k ... authuser=0 would be really a good base for such work ;)).
Ha, it used to be EasyMint. And yeah, that is why I put it as 'distribution' since it is a minimal base. I may be getting irritated enough at some point to do a ct60/supervidel setup. Currently trying to figure out if CosmosEx with a SCSI SD card needs to be byteswapped or if I can use that as an easily read drive between PC / Falcon, since that would be the easiest way to transfer stuff over (swear I had it working at one point...)
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