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

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Sat May 27 10:40:41 UTC 2017


On Sat, May 27, 2017 at 07:11:10AM +0100, flocculant wrote:
> 
> 
> On 19/05/17 21:52, flocculant wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > On 17/05/17 13:26, Chris Green 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.
> > > 
> > First - are you sure that fsck is running? You've not changed the fstab
> > options?
> > 
> > Secondly - I have 2 types of disk locally - ssd and hdd's - never really
> > notice fsck when it's checking on the ssd (unless I'm watching the
> > monitor at the time), but still see that on hdd's ( and did while
> > testing the last 4 releases - currently seeing it when it takes some
> > time on Artful)
> > 
> > If you haven't changed the options in fstab and fsck IS running -
> > perhaps set it to perform a check on next boot - and really watch the
> > monitor - just in case it's very quick. Then redo the fsck check - and
> > edit the kernel line so you've no quiet splash [1] - what you need to do
> > is remove the quiet splash from the linux line here, so you boot with
> > text - see what that says.
> > 
> > If you don't see anything on GUI - but do with text (and assuming here
> > that you've got hdd and not ssd - with no errors) I'd say that was a
> > bug.
> > 
> > regards
> > 
> > 
> > [1]
> > https://askubuntu.com/questions/19486/how-do-i-add-a-kernel-boot-parameter
> > 
> Forgot to ask what version of Xubuntu this is?
> 
16.04

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Chris Green




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