Re: making bootup fsck more user-friendly
On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 02:32:29PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> Your / should be small, fsck-friendly, and resilient as all heck. If
> running fsck in your / takes enough time that you wouldn't afford to do it
> at every boot (in a recent system), then your / is too large in my book.
> The same holds for any other partition you can't easily umount to fsck in
> maintenance mode.
Agreed. / only needs to be 300 MB or so with a separate /boot (if
needed for the hardware). / with /boot easily fits in 512 MB and takes
only a few seconds to fsck with ext3 and with data=journal still runs