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Re: [opensuse] fsck running amok
  • From: Joseph Loo <jloo@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 18:52:51 -0800
  • Message-id: <45AD8F83.8030608@xxxxxxx>
Greg Wallace wrote:
> On Tuesday, January 16, 2007 @ 7:09 PM, Carlos Robinson wrote:
>
>
>> The Tuesday 2007-01-16 at 17:49 -0600, Greg Wallace wrote:
>>
>
>
>>>> else - and it may tell what.
>>>>
>>>> Perhaps an fstab incosistency, a "/forcefsck" file...
>>>>
>>> That's right, of course. I'd completely forgotten that that message came
>>> out when it was fscking on cycle. I have not gotten that message. One
>>> thing I have noticed each time is a message that says --
>>>
>>> fsck 1.39 (29-May-2006)
>>>
>
>
>> I'd guess that's the version string ;-)
>>
>
>
>> nimrodel:~ # fsck --version
>> fsck 1.38 (30-Jun-2005)
>>
>
> You're right, that is the version.
>
>
>> fsck.ext3: invalid option -- e
>> Usage: fsck.ext3 [-panyrcdfvstDFSV] [-b superblock] [-B blocksize]
>> ...
>>
>
>
>
>>> That still wouldn't explain why the
>>> message "filesytem not checked..." isn't appearing. Maybe that message
>>> doesn't appear any longer under 10.2?
>>>
>
>
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>> My guess is that it doesn't appear because it doesn't have to. I mean,
>> fsck is not running for that reason, but for another one.
>>
>
> There's definitely a problem here. It is indeed running every time I boot.
> Not only that, but I went to look at the messages file and it's so large
> that YAST can't even bring it up (it just quits). I took a look at it and
> it has 1,128,168,967 for a size under ls. I'm trying to remember how to use
> less and have it start at the end of the file and go backward so I can see
> what some of the last messages in the file are.
>
>
>> - --
>> Cheers,
>> Carlos E. R.
>>
>
> Greg Wallace
>
>
>
Why don't you use tail instead. To find more features just type "man tail"

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