[ubuntu-uk] Strange problem on Lucid ....
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Mon Apr 19 16:43:10 BST 2010
On Monday 19 Apr 2010 16:31:10 Barry Drake wrote:
> Hi there ....
> Wondered if anyone has any thoughts on this. I'm running Lucid on a
> Dell Inspiron Mini v10. Every 10th or so re-boot, it seems to carry out
> a forced disk check. I don't know if it's relevant, but it has an SSD
> drive which I formatted ext2 on the advice on an Ubuntu forum as ext2 is
> faster than ext3 and less write-intensive so more appropriate for an SSD.
> Dring the forced check, the original Ubuntu splash screen was counting
> up to around 71% and freezing. Altering grub to remove "quiet splash"
> showed that the boot process was getting beyond fsck and displaying a
> further couple of lines. I omitted to note down what these said. I
> tried including GRB_CMDLINE_LINUX="noapic". This did not help. I
> currently have GRB_CMDLINE_LINUX="noapic, nolapic, noapci" in
> /etc/default/grub (followed by update-grub), and the last couple of
> times the disk check has been observed, it has completed OK.
> fsck was forced with the comment "disk not unmounted cleanly". I don't
> know why this happens as I've done a normal shutdown on every occasion
> so far. Any thoughts?
Take a look at this bug and its duplicates on launchpad
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