Why is enable_periodic_fsck set to 0 in Red Hat Enterprixse Linux 7

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  • We noticed that in /etc/mke2fs.conf in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, enable_periodic_fsck is set to 0 by default. In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 this was set to 1 and is therefore causing different behavior. Can you please explain us why the new default is 0?
  • Why is enable_periodic_fsck in /etc/mke2fs.conf set to 0 on RHEL 7


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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