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Re: Linux ready for the home desktop?

 On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 06:31:55AM -0400, Scott Ehrlich wrote: 
> I was considering re-introducing it to them at some other point, until a 
> few days later, my Linux box (Ubuntu) presented me with a reminder why 
> Windows and Mac are still desktop-ready, but Linux isn't - the obligatory 
> filesystem check if the machine has been rebooted at least 30 times. 
> This leads me to the question of can this check be turned off?  I know it 
> is a kernel function, and not distro-based.  If it can be turned off, what 
> are the consequences? 

It's a filesystem flag, and it can be reset arbitrarily -- but 
that's not a good idea. 

man tune2fs 


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