Patchwork [5/5] fs/ext2: remove count- and time-based fsck

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Submitter Yann E. MORIN
Date April 11, 2013, 10:17 p.m.
Message ID <fb90bbc7a47d08cbf920c4d9e401a6abf30cb639.1365718555.git.yann.morin.1998@free.fr>
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Permalink /patch/235941/
State Accepted
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Yann E. MORIN - April 11, 2013, 10:17 p.m.
Set the count- and time-based checks intervals to 0, thus effectively
disabling automatic checks at boot (after a suggestion by Arnout).

Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr>
Cc: Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout@mind.be>
Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
Acked-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be>
---
 fs/ext2/genext2fs.sh |    7 +++++--
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/fs/ext2/genext2fs.sh b/fs/ext2/genext2fs.sh
index 76f454c..a4eb351 100755
--- a/fs/ext2/genext2fs.sh
+++ b/fs/ext2/genext2fs.sh
@@ -73,8 +73,11 @@  e2tunefsck() {
            "${IMG##*/}" "${GEN}"
 
     # e2fsck will force a *random* UUID, which is bad
-    # for reproducibility, so we do not want it
-    tune2fs -U clear "${IMG}"
+    # for reproducibility, so we do not want it.
+    # Remove count- and time-based checks, they are not welcome
+    # on embedded devices, where they can cause serious boot-time
+    # issues by tremendously slowing down the boot.
+    tune2fs -U clear -c 0 -i 0 "${IMG}"
 }
 
 # Check we know what generation to generate