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Old 10-08-2010
Fsck in running system

Hi, I have the problem that in the fstab indicating that the check is made of a particular filesystem during the boot process, if for any reason I have deleted, if it is to check the filesystem on boot, Linux will not start and asks password to enter maintenance mode. What I want is to keep an fsck check on every boot of the filesystem (in fstab) and that if there continue to boot normally do you know any way to get it?

Thanks.
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Old 10-09-2010
The only ways I am aware of
on shutdown
Code:
shutdown -rF

Code:
cd / && touch /forcefsck

Both of these work independently of fstab. I believe when you try the fstab method you are seeing standard behavior.

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