Stop fsck checks

Keith Clark keithclark at k-wbookworm.com
Sat Jan 31 20:01:01 GMT 2009


Qnix,

Got it and thanks!

Keith

Qnix wrote:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=2410152&postcount=3
> <http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=2410152&postcount=3>
> """"""
> Modify /etc/fstab
>
> basically the sixth field (fs passno) for each device controls whether 
> or not fsck is run for a particular partition.
>
> For example here is part of my /etc/fstab (slightly edited so things 
> fit on one line)
>
> Code:
> # /dev/hda6
> UUID=xxxx   /    ext3   defaults,errors=remount-ro         0        1
>
> # /dev/hda1"
> UUID=yyyy  /media/hda1     ntfs    defaults,nls=utf8,umask=007,gid=46      0       0
> /dev/hda6 this is my root partition and the sixth field should be set to 1
> /dev/hda1 contains my windows stuff the sixth field is by default set 
> to 2, which tells to fsck to scan the drive. Setting it to zero causes 
> fsck to skip the partition.
>
> This information is detailed in the man pages.
> """"""
>
> By the way Keith, fsck checks your hard-disk for errors .
> so be sure if you disable it on booting make sure you run it
> from time to time.
>
> On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 10:36 P M, Keith Clark 
> <keithclark at k-wbookworm.com <mailto:keithclark at k-wbookworm.com>> wrote:
>
>     Is there a way to stop the default fsck disk check every 22 bootups?
>
>     Keith
>
>
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