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Re: fsck.ext3 -yv /dev/sda1 on 1 terabyte partition

On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 06:58:02PM -0400, Mitchell Laks wrote:
> On 07:24 Fri 09 May     , NN_il_Confusionario wrote:
> > >     * From: "Douglas A. Tutty" <dtutty@porchlight.ca>
> > >Does anyone know how much memory fsck needs to check a large filesystem?
> In my case, the fsck took about 24 hours - amd64 machine with 1 terabyte ram
> running kernel 2.4.18.

I'm assuming that you mean 1 TB disk.

I don't suppose you know how much memory it used?  If your / fs isn't 1
TB, and you have 24 hrs to spend, you could check just that 1 TB
filesysem with top (or something) running and see.



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