fsck on boot is major usability issue

HggdH hggdh2 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 31 13:22:49 UTC 2007

> - for people with several disks: when a fsck is 
> needed for a disk, add the option to run the fsck on all the disks,
> even if it is not needed yet; 
> this would minimize how often the user will be 
> prompted for a fsck, as all the disks would be 
> checked simultaneously.

I agree with all, and in special with this last one: I *do* run multiple
filesystems, and having them checked one at a time makes the difference
between waiting 30+ minutes, or only 5 minutes for a shutdown/startup.
The option of checking the FSs one at a time is (on my laptops) very

And, of course, beats having an unusable system for more than half an
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