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Re: Skipping fsck during boot with systemd?

On Fri 12 Dec 2014 at 07:37:16 +1100, Charlie wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:23:10 +0200 Andrei POPESCU sent:
> <snip>
> > The root of my sid install was created before that, so I was still 
> > getting the periodic check for it. The other ext4 filesystems were 
> > newer, so weren't checked (and I didn't even notice it).
> > 
> > I've just disabled the automatic check on the root partition as well, 
> > but I'm considering how to implement a forced fsck every now and
> > then, including an xfs partition, which wouldn't be checked at boot
> > anyway.
> I have to admit that I noticed it, but was made an ass off, because I
> assumed it was happening in the background. Not realising it always
> started before the boot because it couldn't fsck while the machine was
> running.
> I thought that might have been what allowed systemd to boot faster?
> If you find a way "to implement a forced fsck every now and then could
> you please post it here. As I would be very pleased to be able to do
> that now realising it is no longer happening at all.

If you are using grub highlight the menu entry you want. Edit the entry
by adding "fsck.mode=force" to the end of the "linux" line.

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