Bug#1028267: initscripts: runs fsck unconditionally but does not depends on e2fsprogs

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Mon Jan 9 16:44:44 GMT 2023

On Mon, 9 Jan 2023, Mark Hindley wrote:

>Yes, although I think the default fstab has pass=1 for root.

Nope. The default fstab is precisely this:


The person-or-thing which enters a line with pass ≠ 0 is
responsible for ensuring (first!) that the fsck utility
is installed.

>In #1028181, Holger says
>> Nowadays, checking ext4 filesystems is optional and systemd skips doing it in
>> the absence of e2fsprogs.

This is… I don’t even know. Want. Arrgh. No.

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