1850, Debian No RAID Large Disk Question?

Emil Pedersen emil.pedersen at its.uu.se
Thu Mar 31 07:57:24 CST 2005

Sorry for the followup, I just realized I missed the footnote.


> In the statment above, if by "file system integrity checking" they
> mean  the time it takes to fsck a file system after it has been
> improperly  shutdown[1], then yes.  The time to check a unclean ext2
> filesystem  will be roughly proportional to it's size.

1) The fs will occasionly be checked anyway, either after a certain 
number of mounts or when it has no been checked for a long time.  These 
values can be checked/set by the dumpe2fs/tune2fs commands.

// Emil

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