[xubuntu-users] No indication of disk checks at login

Istimsak Abdulbasir saqman2060 at gmail.com
Thu May 18 02:05:55 UTC 2017


On May 17, 2017 4:48 PM, "Cody Smith" <cody.smith at ubuntu.com> wrote:

Though depending on the system, that escape key will simply pause the boot
animation, I know it does on my system, still trying to pin why and what
causes it.


Well that's something to keep in mind. Never experienced that


On May 17, 2017 1:33 PM, "Istimsak Abdulbasir" <saqman2060 at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 8:26 AM, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
>
>> I used to get a (small) message on the pre-login screen when fsck disk
>> checks were done automatically at start up.  These seem to have
>> disappeared now.
>>
>> Is this a bug?  It's really necessary for the system to say something
>> as otherwise it simply looks as if the boot has hung for some reason
>> and with big disks it can take a long time for the checks to complete.
>>
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>> Chris Green
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>
> As the system is booting, hitting the esc button shows a text-based screen
> that allows the user to when the system is doing while it is booting.
> During those activities, there is no indication of fsck on disks?
>
> fsck is configured by default to check disks for error every 30th mount or
> so. Then it does nothing until it hits that interval. Perhaps, your system
> already reached the 30th mark, in which case, it has to wait another 30
> mounts to run again.
>
> This ability can be disabled or tweaked at the users end. Search the man
> pages for a program called "tune2fs" or read this forum link.
> https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/239709/how-to-stop-
> filesystem-check-fsck-on-boot
>
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