Is it advisable to disable filesystem checks?

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Issue

  • Is it advisable to disable the filesystem checks on ext filesystems?
  • fsck leads to increased boot time, is it okay to disable filesystem checking?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Ext3 and Ext4 file systems

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