LinuxQuestions.org
Did you know LQ has a Linux Hardware Compatibility List?
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 05-07-2003, 02:59 AM   #1
av62
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0
Red face checking file system is long


I installed Linux (RH9.0) on a 80Go disk

When I start linux: "checking file system" take near 1 mn, can I desactivate it ?

thanks for your help

Phil
 
Old 05-07-2003, 03:23 AM   #2
nakkaya
Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2003
Location: Turkey&USA
Distribution: Emacs and linux is its device driver(Slackware,redhat)
Posts: 1,398

Rep: Reputation: 45
it should not check it each time. are shuting down your computer right?
and btw everytime is too much but set it to every 20 times.if you are shutting down correct use tune2fs(never used it so man tune2fs) to configure it.
 
Old 05-07-2003, 03:41 AM   #3
av62
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Posts: 6

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
The computer is shuting down right,
When I start it, it doesn't clean the disk but it checks the FAT32 partitions
 
Old 05-07-2003, 11:38 AM   #4
michaelk
Moderator
 
Registered: Aug 2002
Posts: 12,143

Rep: Reputation: 783Reputation: 783Reputation: 783Reputation: 783Reputation: 783Reputation: 783Reputation: 783
Make sure your fstab entries for the FAT32 partitions are not set up for fsck. i.e should be.
/dev/hdxy /mnt/... vfat <your options> 0 0
 
Old 05-09-2003, 06:10 AM   #5
av62
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Posts: 6

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
I don't think, here a part of fstab file:

/dev/hda1 /mnt/win98 vfat user,exec,dev,suid,rw 1 1
/dev/hda2 /mnt/donnees vfat user,exec,dev,suid,rw 1 1

I have to wait just after the message "FAT32 Support is still ALPHA"
nothing else is writen on the screen during 1 mn, and the disk is running a little.

After this, the computer continue normaly and rapidly with dosfsck 2.8
annabling swap
...
 
Old 05-10-2003, 09:03 AM   #6
michaelk
Moderator
 
Registered: Aug 2002
Posts: 12,143

Rep: Reputation: 783Reputation: 783Reputation: 783Reputation: 783Reputation: 783Reputation: 783Reputation: 783
Quote:
Originally posted by av62

/dev/hda1 /mnt/win98 vfat user,exec,dev,suid,rw 1 1
/dev/hda2 /mnt/donnees vfat user,exec,dev,suid,rw 1 1
...
Should be
/dev/hda1 /mnt/win98 vfat user,exec,dev,suid,rw 0 0
/dev/hda2 /mnt/donnees vfat user,exec,dev,suid,rw 0 0

That will deactivate dosfsck from running.
 
Old 05-12-2003, 06:17 AM   #7
av62
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Posts: 6

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
YEEEES !

You're right michaelk

(I used linuxconf to create the configuration..)

thank's for you're help
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Checking Internal tree --takes very long time on boot natekris2331 Suse/Novell 1 10-12-2005 05:45 AM
stat system call mode checking ppy Programming 1 11-05-2004 10:24 AM
Checking integrity of a system gamehack Linux - Security 1 05-27-2004 04:26 PM
Newbie RH9 install. Long delay when checking email via Windows client. IPOP3 / DNS? jimwillsher Linux - Newbie 5 02-01-2004 09:54 AM
Checking Email from remote System Archangelkn Linux - Newbie 10 04-15-2002 08:32 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:05 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration