How to change the fsck frequency

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Issue

  • How to check when the next fsck happens?
  • How to change the fsck frequency?
  • How can we disable the default fsck interval and mount count for an ext2, ext3, or ext4 file system?
  • Is there a way to disable file system checks by default for any file system created with mke2fs?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • ext2 / ext3 / ext4

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