How to prevent a filesystem from getting checked by fsck?

Francisco Reyes lists at
Thu Jan 11 06:11:19 UTC 2007

Sahil Tandon writes:

> Francisco Reyes wrote:
>> Have a server  with 3 large filesystems.
>> I would like to have only one checked by fsck and mounted.
>> The other two I want to fsck and mount manually.
>> Is it enough to change options to "rw,noauto" and pass to 0 for the two 
>> I don't want mounted or fscked?
> See "man 5 fstab":
> 	If the option ``noauto'' is specified, the file system will not
> 	be auto-matically mounted at system startup.
> and
> 	If the sixth field is not present or is zero, a value of zero is
>       	returned and fsck(8) will assume that the file system does not
> 	need to be checked.

Thanks for the reply.
I read both fsck and fstab pages.. I just wanted to make sure that I was 
reading the man pages correctly..

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