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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
pleanty fast.


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