[svlug] fsck

hvrietsc@yahoo.com hvrietsc at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 19 09:04:02 PST 2002


i REALLY suggest you upgrade to ext3 that way an "fsck" only takes a few 
seconds no matter how big the disk is.

On Sat, Jan 19, 2002 at 06:30:04AM -0500, Justin F. Knotzke wrote:
> 
> 	Hi,
> 
> 	I have a annoying VP of Product who is complaining that when users
> rip the cord out of the Linux box that it sometimes requires them to
> hook up a screen and keyboard so they can go and perform a manual fsck
> (with tech support). 
> 
> 	He argues that users will accidentally pull out the cord to the
> machine and the machine should simply fix itself.
> 
> 	Most of the time it does of course but there are instances when it
> doesn't and requires user intervention.
> 
> 	Assuming the user will pull out the power cord from time to time, is
> there a way to setup Linux so that it never has to perform a manual
> fsck?
> 
> 	Thanks
> 	Justin.
> 
> 
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