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fsck field in fstab

Postby baba on Fri Sep 28, 2007 7:06 pm

I understand what this does, not the strategy of what to set it to.

I see in Mint everything, including /, is set to 1 except proc,cdrom,floppy. When I was using PCLOS everything was set to 0. In the man for fstab it says set / to 1 and everything else to 2. What is "normal"?
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Postby Husse on Sat Sep 29, 2007 11:44 am

I believe that most systems have 1 for / and 2 for the rest
With a 0 no check is performed and while that is the default way for Windows it's not so for Linux as far as I know.
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Postby scorp123 on Sat Sep 29, 2007 1:19 pm

Husse wrote:With a 0 no check is performed and while that is the default way for Windows it's not so for Linux as far as I know.
Depends on the distro, the mount point, and the filesystem used.
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