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Re: fsck and non-contiguous

To put it another way, that non-contiguous percentage is totally
unrelated to whether your drive is failing or not. It's just telling you
the degree of file system fragmentation. 


xucaen@yahoo.com wrote:
> Hi all.....
> You know how every so often while booting debian, fsck will run?
> well, last week I noticed that after it ran, it said .3% non contiguous.
> Today it ran and it said .6% non contiguous.
> My question is.. why diesn't fsck fix the non contiguous errors it finds?
> about a month ago my hard drive failed. before it failed it was dojng this
> same thing. when debian wouldn't boot any longer, I ran fsck manually and
> it didn't seem to work.. Not fsck's fault, the hard drive is completely bad.
> Could this be a sign of another hard drive failure? (it's a different drive, I
> tossed the old one) or should I just run fsck as root and fix the non contiguous errors?
> thanks!
> xucaen

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