[linux-lvm] Re: About fstab and fsck

Stefan Monnier monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Thu Feb 12 20:13:59 UTC 2009

>> filesystem... so considering its size, I'd turn it off. Hopefully the
>> "fsck takes _forever_" problem will die when btrfs becomes the
>> standard filesystem.

> Just a reminder: Linux has xfs since 2002. A full-blown fsck on xfs is
> a rare thing.

Similarly, I don't know of any case where fsck on an ext3 partition
turned out to be useful.  As a matter of fact, my home router's ext3
partition is never fsck'd (it would take way too much time to this poor
266MHz thingy to fsck my 1TB filesystem).


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