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Old 09-26-2008, 09:08 AM   #1
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Question disabling fsck on root partition


i have a simple query.....
yesterday i disabled fsck on my windows partitions..(by changing the last field in fstab from 1 to 0)

should i also disable fsck on my "/" (root) partition??
will there be any major consequences after doing this??
 
Old 09-26-2008, 10:36 AM   #2
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i have a simple query.....
yesterday i disabled fsck on my windows partitions..(by changing the last field in fstab from 1 to 0)

should i also disable fsck on my "/" (root) partition??
will there be any major consequences after doing this??
I wouldn't disable fsck on anything but a Windows partition. It's there to prevent file system problems from becoming major. Disabling it is not a good idea, IMHO.
 
Old 09-26-2008, 11:26 AM   #3
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Especially because fsck isn't run at every boot, so it doesn't really hurt you by stealing your time every boot -- and when it is run, it doesn't take longer than a moment, and if you're too busy waiting for that small moment, hire a secretary and stop using computers yourself
 
Old 09-27-2008, 09:11 AM   #4
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hey b0uncer ...
it is not what u think...
actually i run deluge(torrent client) in my ubuntu linux..
i download my files in windows partitions
sometimes when fsck stratup at boot time...it removes the torrent cache entries
and my deluge cound not resume it from there on....
hence my whole download messes up..
read this post of mine...
i have given complete details of my problem
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...oblems-672446/
 
  


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