Doing fsck on shutdown

Christian evil at
Thu Nov 24 03:00:52 UTC 2005

Markus Peuhkuri schrieb:
> I usually shutdown computer for night (could probaly use software
> shutdown, but have not yet studied it).  In that case, the disk is
> checked quite often with default settings, usually in those cases I am
> in hurry and want computer to start up fast :-).

for often rebooted desktop systems i'd just tune2fs(8) the filesystem to 
fsck based on a given interval of time rather than on the count of the 

% tune2fs -i 1m /dev/sda1
   ....will check sda1 every month.

BOFH excuse #341:

HTTPD Error 666 : BOFH was here

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