Remind me which filesystems exactly can be background fscked?
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Wed Jun 11 02:54:28 UTC 2008
On Tue, 10 Jun 2008 17:59:59 -0400
Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at msu.edu> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 05:15:51PM -0400, Martin Cracauer wrote:
> > I'll have to repartition my 6.3 notebook anyway. Can you remind me
> > which filesystems I can have background fsck on? My current single
> > filesystem install checks it in foreground.
> Pretty much anything but / (rot).
I think it's just a matter of turning-on soft-updates for the root
partition, which is sensible anyway if it's large.
AFAIK soft-updates are off by default for / because there's no
benefit in the standard install, and because snapshots can cause
problems with installworld on very small partitions.
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