Re: Recommendations on forced disk check
On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 05:27:47PM +0200, Rico Secada wrote:
> What are your recommendations on using tune2fs to turn off the forced
> HD check on a server that needs to be available as much as possible?
> If the forced check is shut off, should one run some manual check? Also
> I don't have physical access to the machine only SSH.
Since the forced checks only happen at boot (or perhaps remount), if the
server is supposed to be available 24/7, it shouldn't be rebooted except
at kernel update time anyway.
I would assume that the people who wrote ext2/3 knew what they were
doing when they implemented forced checks.