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SubjectRe: e2fsck bogus message
On Oct 31, 2001  12:43 +0000, vda wrote:
> e2fsck complains "Your /etc/fstab does not contain the fsck
> passno field..." when there are no entries in /etc/fstab.
> This message is bogus in this case.
>
> Why I don't have any entries?
> I refer to my root fs as /dev/root (thanks to devfs)
> and I have nothing else to mount yet.

Actually it is NOT a bogus complaint. If you don't have root in /etc/fstab,
then it will never be checked by fsck. You still need something like:

/dev/root / ext2 defaults 1 1

Also, this is NOT a kernel problem, so it shouldn't be reported to
this list.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/

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