mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Aug 12 13:45:02 UTC 2008
On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 08:57:36PM +1000, Ian Chennell wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 02:09:19PM -0700, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> >> On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 11:52:25AM +0100, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > Some of the other ideas which have been proposed are:
> > Run fsck during shutdown (when the user isn't expecting to be able to use
> > the system for a while anyway) rather than at startup.
> > https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/prompt-for-fsck-on-shutdown
> > Allow fsck to be easily skipped. This was implemented in 8.04 as part of
> > https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/usplash-polish
> If fsck is to run during shutdown, then there definitely needs to be a
> means to easily skip it, or perhaps defer it to run at the next startup.
> Many people (like me :P) leave it till the very last minute at work
> before doing an "express shutdown" to dash out the door for the train.
> Having the laptop decide that it needs to do a disk scan at that point
> will not be popular...!
See above; it's already possible to skip it.
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