tune2fs Fedora 8

Aaron Konstam akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Sun Feb 10 21:33:17 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-02-10 at 08:25 -0600, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Frank Murphy wrote:
> > Cant' follow the man pages for tune2fs.
> > 
> > Want it to auto check every 10 mounts (hda, hdb), as am getting some
> > superblock errors. Wouldn't have a clue how to fix them.
> > 
> > has  got to do with power tripping\outtages.
> > 
> > Frank
> > 
> You would use "tune2fs -i 10m <device>" as in
> "tune2fs -i 10m /dev/sda3". But one thing to keep in mind is that 
> the check will only happen when the system reboots, so if you reboot 
> on the 9th month, and the 11th month, it will run the check on the 
> 11th month. Setting the check frequency this way does not override 
> the other settings, such as the number of mounts, or if hte check 
> flag gets set in other ways.
> Errors can normally be fixed by e2fsck. But you do not want to try 
> to fix a mounted file system.
> Mikkel
At the fear of being difficult the OP wanted to check every 10  mounts
and that is:
tune2fs -c 10 /dev/sdx

not: tune2fs -i 10 /dev/sdx
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