regular fsck runs are too disturbing
wkornew at freenet.de
Thu Sep 27 08:49:49 UTC 2007
On 9/27/07, Luke Yelavich <themuso at themuso.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 06:03:32PM EST, Waldemar Kornewald wrote:
> > Isn't a hardware defect the main reason a file system can be corrupted
> > without a crash? There can be serious FS bugs, but aren't those very
> > rare, anyway? What else could lead to FS corruption?
> The hardware can be in top knotch, and problems can still occurr with filesystems. Many a time, I've seen an
> fsck finish on a root filesystem, and have to reboot the system due to changes, even when there have been no
> crashes on the system since the filesystem was created.
> If you really want to turn them off, or at least reduce their freqquency, you can use the tune2fs command to
> do so, but I personally would leave things as they are.
What about my alternative suggestion? It would still run fsck, but at
the same time be less annoying or not disturbing at all.
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