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Re: Running fsck automatically on boot

Nick Douma wrote:
> You can use the sixth field in /etc/fstab. Give the partition a non-zero
> value, and it will be (periodically) checked during boot. See `man
> fstab` for more information.

I knew that field, but it increases the number of "unnecessary" checks and
it doesn't avoid to my problem, as it appears "randomly", as it doesn't
matter whether on the last boot a fsck was run if "something happens" during
my normal activity using my computer and in the next reboot a new fsck is

celejar wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Dec 2009 12:37:08 -0800 (PST)
> Sergio Padrino <sergio.padrino@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know very much about this sort of thing, but I imagine that it
> would be difficult to arrange, since fsck needs to be run on an
> unmounted filesystem.
> I suggest that you go after the cause of the problem, not the symptom.
> Do you know why you're getting future times?  The only time I've had
> this issue was when my hardware clock was getting altered (due to some
> hack that stored data in the RTC nvram, as part of a debugging
> procedure for suspend, IIRC).

I don't know what is causing that :S It happens "randomly" :-\ My sister and
I use totally different applications so... I really don't know where is the
problem T_T

Thank you!

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