fsck at boot?

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 10:32:06 MST 2006


It's a fat32 drive though I use it share info between my windows and
linux boxes :(
I'll try the fstab thingy though!
Regards,

On 11/16/06, Clint Savage <herlo1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> # 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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