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Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke

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The tune2fs Command

With tune2fs, you can adjust the tunable file system parameters on an ext2 or ext3 file system. A few performance-related items of note are as follows:

Image To disable file system checking, the -c 0 option sets the maximal mount count to zero.

Image The interval between forced checks can be adjusted with the -i option.

Image The -m option sets the reserved blocks percentage with a lower value, freeing more space at the expense of fsck having ...

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