[Karmic] Boot message "fsck from util-linux-ng 2.16."

Detlef Lechner Detlef.Lechner at gmx.net
Mon Nov 2 11:13:42 UTC 2009

Nils Kassube wrote:
> Detlef Lechner wrote:
>> Steve Flynn wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 10:30 AM, Detlef Lechner 
> <Detlef.Lechner at gmx.net> wrote:
>>>> When booting my Karmic computer I obtain the message: "fsck from
>>>> util-linux-ng 2.16." What does this message mean?
>>>> I do not believe that Ubuntu has checked the integrity of my hard
>>>> disk. This message was followed too soon by the next boot message.
>>>> What is "util-linux-ng 2.16"? Synaptic does not find such a DEB
>>>> program package. Google tells me it be a "project".
>>> It's the latest version of fsck
>> I do not believe you: /sbin/fsck is part of the package util-linux.
> In a terminal type this command:
> strings /sbin/fsck|grep util-linux-ng
> That should convince you that the banner message is part of fsck no 
> matter the package name.

Steve, Nils: Thank you for your help.
I have filed a bug report #470531 in Launchpad.


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