[CentOS] fsck

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 17:19:17 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 10:43 AM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> On 01/25/2012 10:46 AM, Steve Clark wrote:
>> Hello,
>> We are running units in the field that are headless. Sometimes we get units returned
>> that we when we boot them up have some type of filesystem inconsistency that the default preen
>> doesn't fix but running fsck -y does.
>> I want to eliminate the -p (preen option) and always do the -y option anyone know where
>> to make this change?
>> Thanks,
> You can create a file called:
> /etc/sysconfig/autofsck
> inside there you need the following lines:
> That should take away all options except "-f" and use the ones you put

Thanks!  Is that something we should have found in the documentation?
 I've always wondered why it wasn't the default.  It is always painful
when headless/remote machines fail to boot because of this, and the
odds of anyone knowing more than fsck does about repairing a file
system are essentially zero.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com

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