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SubjectRe: e2fs + large disk == slug?
> under parse_options in super.c of ext2:
> else if (!strcmp (this_char, "nocheck")) {
> clear_opt (*mount_options, CHECK_NORMAL);
> clear_opt (*mount_options, CHECK_STRICT);
> }
> Not sure if you can specify 'nocheck' on the boot line, but you could put
> those lines of code in to prevent checks for (all of) your ext2
> filesystems. I'm not going to argue whether it's a bad thing or not (it
> probably would eventually be bad), just that it's possible.

According to the fstab(5) man page:

If the sixth field is not pre-
sent or zero, a value of zero is returned and fsck will
assume that the filesystem does not need to be checked.
Trevor Johnson

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