disk check at boot up time

ray burke rayburke30 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 5 00:03:10 UTC 2012


On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 10:01 AM, Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> On 05/02/12 07:33, ray burke wrote:
>>
>> can anyone help?
>>
>> I have been told to insert "sudo touch /forcefsck" in a terminal
>> window when log into
>>  k10.10mm so as to force
>> a disk check at next boot time of which I have done, but every time I
>> boot up now is does
>> the fsck, and I only want it to do it once, so what is the command to do
>> this?
>>
>> ray
>
>
> Why are you worried about it?
>
> A quick fsck is done everytime you boot to make sure that there has been no
> corruption to your file sysem (assuming here that you have used ext3 or ext4
> when you installed). And there is a more comprehensive fsck done after every
> (?)20 boots of the system.
>
> BC
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Basil,

I agree with every 20 or so restarts but get a little annoying when it
happens every boot?

ray



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