[TriLUG] scheduling a forced fsck

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at wm7d.net
Thu Sep 9 11:50:31 EDT 2004

On Thu, 9 Sep 2004, Marty Ferguson wrote:

> >Running fsck on the disk before mounting it doesn't reset the counter for
> >the number of mounts to be counted towards the forced fsck (although I
> >would have hoped it did) and I still have to wait for a forced fsck when
> >the disk wants, rather than when I want.

> Schedule it as a cron job; perhaps weekly or monthly

what's it? fsck?

fsck doesn't reset the mounted counter, so that the forced fsck occurs
even if you fsck before every mount.


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