Subject: Re: RFC: progressbars for fsck_ffs
To: Xavier HUMBERT <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/20/2002 23:21:48
On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 10:46:25PM +0100, Xavier HUMBERT wrote:
> Fsck progress bars overlapping and messing the screen weren't a problem
> for RedCrap Linux, at least till 6.2 (gave up after that :-)
> In terms of functionnality it doesn't matter, since, it works anyway.
> Perhaps, we should provide this progress bar, and improve the display
> after, if there is a demand for such a feature.
> Emmm, and IIRC, even the actual fsck, with textual output is not
> parallel. I have a machine with 2 SCSI an 1 IDE disks, for a total of a
> dozen partitions, they are fsck'ed sequentially.

Partitions of the same disk are fsck'd sequencially, but it should start
one fsck per disk. What does you fstab look like ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
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