Bug#907606: fsck takes hours to complete, just due to slow screen output

Loorey loorey at disroot.org
Wed Jan 5 19:20:48 GMT 2022

> I don't think there's much point running fsck on boot time on any filesystem
> newer than ext2 (ie, Hurd), but if it's being done, there's no point dumping
> all these details to the screen where no human can possibly read.

> Perhaps we should decrease fsck's verbosity or rate-limit screen output,
> discarding excess text?

That's probably a good idea, the verbosity part, nobody will ever be able to
follow up on what's happening real time, if anyone needs to access the fsck
information they can always by logs anyway.

Maxim "Loorey" W. <loorey at disroot.org>
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