fsck at boot?

Clint Savage herlo1 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 10:29:14 MST 2006


# tune2fs -i 0 -c 0 /dev/sda1 (or whatever drive you are using)

i = interval between checks
c = # of mounts to run fsck

Remember, this is only on an ext based filesystem.

Cheers,

Clint

On 11/16/06, Charles Curley <charlescurley at charlescurley.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 09:03:53AM -0700, Steve wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I'm running Kubuntu Edgy, and I have a 40GB External USB drive.
> > For some reason the couple of times I have booted, the OS has taken it
> > upon itself to run fsck on the USB drive at boot which is slowing my
> > boot times down dramatically.
> > To add insult to injury it's evidently finding stuff wrong with the
> > drive, but says it can't fix it.  Ok thats fine no big deal, but is
> > there anyways short of unplugging my drive that I can tell it to NOT
> > fsck this drive at boot?
>
> If it is listed in /etc/fstab, yes. You change one of the two numbers
> at the right hand end of the line. "man fstab" for the gory details.
>
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