fsck on boot is major usability issue

Phillip Susi psusi at cfl.rr.com
Wed Dec 26 17:09:38 UTC 2007

Morten Kjeldgaard wrote:
> Just out of curiosity: might there be something to gain by using a  
> different file system (Reiser4, XFS, JFS)?

That is a point I have made a few times now; none of those other 
filesystems require a periodic fsck, but they are not magically better 
than ext3, so there is no reason for ext3 to continue to require it.  I 
always use tune2fs to shut it off personally.

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