Where is the script that does the automatic e2fsck's located?

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Thu Mar 17 11:33:01 UTC 2005

Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 17 March 2005 06:03, Paul Howarth wrote:
>>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>Greetings, the subject says it all.
>>>When the number of boots has excceded the set value for a
>>>partition, and this forces an e2fsck run, it works fine for
>>>/dev/hda based partitions, but runs totally silent for /dev/hdd
>>>based partitions.
>>>I'd like to see if I can fix that so I don't think the machine is
>>>locked while its doing that and all screen output ceases for the
>>>5+ minutes it takes to check a 180GB partition.
>>It's /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit
>>e2fsck decides for itself if it needs to do the check; that's not
>>done by the script.
> No wonder I couldn't find it Paul.  You can grep for e2fsck in 
> rc.sysinit, and never come up with the actual command line that does 
> that.  Is e2fsck itself a binary or a script that could be easily 
> fixed?

e2fsck is a binary, and it's called from fsck for ext2/3 filesystems.

Which filesystems do you have on /dev/hdd ?

Does putting:


in /fsckoptions help?


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