regular fsck runs are too disturbing

Phillip Susi psusi at
Thu Sep 27 22:02:10 UTC 2007

Waldemar Kornewald wrote:
> Why did the Ubuntu developers choose that particular behavior (fsck
> every 21st or 30th boot), anyway? IMHO, a much more accurate
> measurement would be: how much time has the FS spent in the "mounted"
> state since the last FS check?

Because that is how ext has been since dinosaurs roamed the earth.

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