file system check on boot

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at
Mon Nov 13 08:57:50 UTC 2006

On 13/11/06, Duncan Lithgow <duncan at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-11-09 at 22:18 +0100, Florian Diesch wrote:
> >
> > 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.
> Any idea how I can make it check every x reboots? I restart my laptop
> all the time - so it's annoying waiting every time.

You set the last field in the partitions entry in /etc/fstab to "x".

Despair - It's always darkest just before it goes pitch black...
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