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Old 01-26-2008, 11:32 AM   #1
Greebstreebling
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Smile disable automatic running of fsck


Hi folks, Every now and again fsck decides it has to check my drives when I boot. I'd like to disable this feature and run fsck when it is convenient for me. I just use Deb 4.0 as a desktop with internet access.

Thanks Guys,
Greeb
 
Old 01-26-2008, 11:57 AM   #2
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Have a look at "man fstab". The "sixth field" entry explains this. In short, change the last number to 0 for the partition you don't want checked in /etc/fstab. It is not advisable to skip checking so do it regularly if you remove the automated prosedure.
 
Old 01-27-2008, 04:56 AM   #3
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See man tune2fs particularly the -i option.
 
Old 01-27-2008, 11:25 AM   #4
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I don't know, I'd leave it well enough alone. On my 10 Debian 4.0 boxes they automatically run fsck once every 20-30 boot-ups. Also the check is quick, not a huge inconvenience in my opinion.
If you do disable the check ensure you run fsck on a regular basis.
 
Old 01-27-2008, 11:31 AM   #5
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http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t...ighlight-.html

Section IV deals with boot-up checks.
 
  


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