[TriLUG] scheduling a forced fsck
mpusateri at wickedtrails.com
Thu Sep 9 12:06:24 EDT 2004
> On Thu, 9 Sep 2004, Marty Ferguson wrote:
>> >Running fsck on the disk before mounting it doesn't reset the counter
>> >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
>> >the disk wants, rather than when I want.
I thought if you placed a zero in the sixth field in your fstab, that it
would not try to check the filesystem. Maybe I am misunderstanding either
your problem or "man fstab". I have not tried this, so it may not work.
You could then schedule fsck on the disk when you wanted.
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