RHEL7 boot logs show systemd-fsck errors, referencing fsck.ext2, when trying to run on an XFS file system

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Issue

  • During boot up, the following errors are logged:
systemd: Starting File System Check on /dev/mapper/vg_root-lv_root...
systemd-fsck: fsck.ext2: No such file or directory while trying to open /dev/mapper/vg_root-lv_root
systemd-fsck: Possibly non-existent device?
systemd-fsck: fsck failed with error code 8.
systemd-fsck: Ignoring error.
systemd: Started File System Check on /dev/mapper/vg_root-lv_root.

 systemd-fsck: fsck: error 2 (No such file or directory) while executing fsck.ext2 for /dev/disk/by-uuid/92d07fde-055c-4804-8ad2-e4a740291635
 systemd-fsck: fsck failed with error code 8.
 localhost systemd-fsck: Ignoring error.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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