[CentOS] Calling All FS Fanatics

Tue Oct 3 22:33:38 UTC 2006
Kirk Bocek <t004 at kbocek.com>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> Since your data normally isn't journalled anyway, you probably aren't
> any more likely to lose anything with ext2, but you may have to wait
> through a long fsck.  The main problem I've had with ext2 wasn't
> so much that it needed the fsck to clean it, it was that the stock
> setup refused to fix many errors automatically.  If a system was at
> all busy when it crashed it would very likely drop you to a root
> prompt and make you run fsck manually, answering 'y' to every
> prompt (as though I wouldn't want it fixed...).  No fun at all when
> the box is miles away.

It's been awhile since I had to sit through one of those boot time
fsck's, but now that you guys remind me of them I remember why I'm using

Kirk Bocek