file system check on boot

Florian Diesch diesch at
Thu Nov 9 21:18:00 UTC 2006

"Michael B. Levy" <mblevy2000 at> wrote:

> I have a dual boot setup on my system with a FAT32
> partition in place to share files between the two
> operating systems.  Since I set it up on this machine
> last week, the usplash stops and I see fsck being run
> on my FAT32 partition.  This occurs every single time
> I boot up the machine, without fail.
> Does anyone know what's causing this, and how to stop
> it?  Was the partition created incorrectly?

If the last field in this partition's entry in /etc/fstab is 0  (or
doesn't exist) this partition will never checked at boot time.


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