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Re: Linux ready for the home desktop?

 On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 12:40:26PM -0400, Brendan wrote: 
> A jerk would be one making foolish statements on a mailing list about a 
> subject it took literally 30 seconds to solve. 

Actually, you didn't fully answer his question.  You told him how to turn 
it off, but you didn't mention what the consequences were. 

Why is this the default in the first place?  Is it just a hold-over from 
the days when ext2 really sucked?  Windows, Mac OS and the BSDs don't do 
file system checks unless the file system is marked unclean. 

Maybe it was a crutch supporting the original ext2 philosophy of 


personally, i am always ready to learn, although i do not always like being 
taught.                                                 <winston churchill> 

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