On 2008-02-02 11:53 +0100, Jan Willem Stumpel wrote:
> After converting my file system to ext3, I thought there would be
> no more lengthy fsck's every 20 or so boot-ups. But they still
You can increase the number of mounts between checks with "tune2fs -c",
> Some Googling revealed different opinions; some people say "ext3
> does not need periodic fsck's", others say "even with ext3, it is
> best to fsck every N boots, because PC hardware is cr*p". And
> there are also several different methods (apparently) for
> disabling periodic fsck's.
The tune2fs manpage recommends to check filesystems at least
ocasionally, so you should not use _both_ "tune2fs -c 0" and
"tune2fs -i 0".
> Is there a "standard Debian doctrine" or "standard Debian
> practice" for this?
None that I know of.
- From: Jan Willem Stumpel <email@example.com>