[CentOS] Automatic disk check

Fri Apr 8 03:07:38 UTC 2005
Chris Weisiger <cweisiger at i-55.com>

centos.org_list at 000a.com wrote:

>>> You know how if you do an improper shutdown and then boot up, the 
>>> server
>>> prompts you to run a file system check if you press "Y" within 5 
>>> seconds?
>>> Well, this is great but sometimes not practical in remote access
>>> situations when we call our datacenter to say reboot a hang server and
>>> they have no monitor or keyboard hooked up to the system.  Is there 
>>> a way
>>> to have the system forced to automatically fo the filesystem check 
>>> every
>>> time it boots up, if there's a need for it, ie: WITHOUT hitting "Y"?
>>> I couldn't find the answer to this one in docs or FAQs.  If I missed 
>>> it,
>>> a simple pointer to the source would be of great help.
>>> Thank you,
>>> Chris
>> You create the following file:
>> /etc/sysconfig/autofsck
>> and place the following in it:
> Chris and all - Thank you!  That is exactly what I was hoping to 
> find.  Much
> appreciated!
> Chris
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This is how i  have my system checked, even though it is sitting next to 
my desktop system, i dont have a monitor, keyboard or mouse hooked to it..
i connect to it only by ssh

glad i could help