Does kde media manager perform fsck when its due?

Peter Wiersig peter at
Sat Jan 27 14:13:37 GMT 2007

On Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 06:51:09PM +0530, kitts wrote:
> Previously fsck would run at boot every 'X' number of mounts. I
> am not sure if this is done with USB drives as well. Could be a
> reason?

Certainly it could be the reason. The automatic fsck is part of
system bootup which does only check devices in /etc/fstab. If your
external drive does not appear there when that bootup script is
called, it doesn't get checked.

The kde media manager doesn't act on the superblock counter.

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