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Old 08-06-2010, 02:42 PM   #1
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Disable Disk Check - CentOS


Is there a way to disable disk checks in a mounted usb drive?
I have a 500GB usb mounted drive in my CentOS machine and everytime I reboot my system, it does disk checks which is a long painstaking process.
/mnt/sdb1
Cheers,
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Old 08-06-2010, 06:22 PM   #2
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What is the file-system, how are you shutting down, do you unmount
the device before disconnecting?
 
Old 08-06-2010, 06:53 PM   #3
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mnt umount usb

More details are needed. I have a usb system that operates on a main drive that is smaller than the usb drive but takes a while to boot up. You could try removing temporary files and or disabling acpi, power management.

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Old 08-07-2010, 12:00 AM   #4
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I assume you make entry in fatab file to mount driver at boot time.

disable fsck check during boot time. change last two option dump & fsck 0

Code:
/dev/sdb1      /mnt            ext3         defaults            0 0
 
Old 08-09-2010, 01:00 PM   #5
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Sorry for not adding much details to this.
Basically the usb drive is an ext2 form.
When I shutdown, I do not unmount nor physically disconnect the usb drive.
Basically what I intend on doing to this is to act as a secondary drive in the server to store files etc.
No sharing as of yet I plan on doing to this usb drive, just basically connect to the server and hoping to keep this connected for as long as the server lives - this is why Im hoping to disable the disk checks so when I reboot it doesnt go through to this process and take a while the server to boot up.
Cheers!
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