e2fsck

Chris Lingard chris at stockwith.co.uk
Mon Oct 28 11:15:17 PST 2002


Stefan Riha wrote:

> Now i have a new problem with my LFS System. Since a day i have found the
> following error message in my log file:
> Oct 28 18:57:53 steve_linux kernel: EXT3-fs warning: maximal mount count
> reached, running e2fsck is recommended

Your fstab is wrong, this is why fsck is not being run automatically
 
> And i have also an other question:
> 
> I have the following /etc/fstab file:
> # Begin /etc/fstab
> 
> # filesystem mount-point fs-type   options dump fsck-order
> 
> /dev/hdb2   /                   ext3            defaults  1    0

At the end  .......................... should be  1  1

> /dev/hdb1       /boot            ext3            defaults 1    0

At the end  .......................... should be  1  2

Check your fstab agains the book, and see  man fstab

> And i have the following output of mount:
> rootfs on / type rootfs (rw)
> /dev/root on / type ext3 (rw)

This is a feature of the kernel 2.4.19;  do not worry, it is harmless;
it will be fixed next time round.
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