Originally Posted by jailbait
You only run tune2fs once. It sets the number of mounts between fsck runs for that partition. Setting it to 1 means that fsck will be run every time you mount the partition.
but the thing with the tune2fs -c 1
is that it just does the fixing of the headers of the disk, and not a very clean and complete surface checking/fixing automatic of the disk
(for instance windows xp has a 5 points checking, last long, but after you have a very clean disk)