[linux-lvm] About fstab and fsck

Chris Cox chris_cox at stercomm.com
Wed Feb 11 22:03:53 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-02-11 at 21:58 +0000, David Robinson wrote:
> Usually you'd want to have fsck enabled for your root filesystem, but
> by the looks of it the LV and filesystem you grew _is_ your root
> filesystem... so considering its size, I'd turn it off. Hopefully the
> "fsck takes _forever_" problem will die when btrfs becomes the
> standard filesystem.

I'm not aware of any feature in btrfs that will prevent
the fsck time issue on very large fs's.

Until something fairly radical happens in fs design, I'd avoid
very large fs's.

But if you know differently about btrfs... please share.

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