[CentOS] fsck - anyway to increase verbosity to show point in process

Tue Apr 9 18:57:32 UTC 2013
Max Pyziur <pyz at brama.com>

On Tue, 9 Apr 2013, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> Max Pyziur wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> I'm running CentOS 5.x on one ancient but reasonably reliable machine:
> <snip>
>> I am running some fsck's on some of the larger drives (750GB and 2TB) that
>> are used for backups. There is a verbosity flag (-V); but because of the
>> size of the drives along with slowness of the processor, the process is
>> taking a long time.
>> And there is no indication how much of the process has been completed
>> (nothing like a %tage indicator), at least the way that I am running it.
>> Is this expected, or is there some way of amping up the feedback?
> -C gives you nice warm fuzzies, something for you to watch as you fall
> asleep (it takes a *long* bloody while for big drives, he says from
> experience.)

Yes, I see. Thanks; and it is buried in the man page.

>     mark

pyz at brama.com