[CentOS] unattended fsck on reboot

Timo Schoeler timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Thu Feb 18 17:48:48 UTC 2010


------- Original message -------
> From:  <m.roth at 5-cent.us>
> Sent: 18.2.'10,  18:21
>
>> 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.

What about using a 'decent' file system, such as XFS?
 
>           mark

Timo 


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