[CentOS] unattended fsck on reboot

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Thu Feb 18 17:21:07 UTC 2010


> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 10:12 AM, Henry Ritzlmayr
> <fedora-list at rc0.at>wrote:
>> nate wrote:
>  >
>> >         I don't bother changing the setting for local disks as it is
>> >         usually pretty quick to scan them. You must have a pretty big
>> >         and/or slow file system for fsck to take 2+ hours.
>> >
>> > This particular server has 2x 500GB HDD's with failry "full" XEN VM's
>> > on it, each with it's own LVM volumes, so I guess it's a bit more
>> > complex than a normal ext2 system :)

Um, we've only got some cluster nodes with drives under 750G; most of ours
have that, or 950G, and we're moving a lot to 1T, and some 1.5T. Then
there's large raid arrays. They take a *while* to fsck. Unless I'm having
serious disk problems, I've had to boot using fastboot as a kernel line
parm for grub.

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