Disable disk checking during boot on Linux systems

Issue Linux (appropriately) checks filesystems after a number of boot cycles. Cause This is by design. By default, ext[2,3,4] filesystems are automatically checked every 34 mounts or 180 days (whichever comes first). Resolution In some cases (ephemeral machine instances in a cloud) this behavior is undesirable. It may be tuned with the following: To disable it use the following at the terminal: tune2fs -c 0 -i 0 /dev/hdXY Set it to check after 30 system boots »