Linux: Skip or Bypass a Fsck

At whatever point I have to reboot a server I generally think about whether that reboot will take additional time because of the renowned Fsck on Linux.

In this Article we will explain Instructions to reboot the server by skipping fsck. Step by step instructions to prevent a FSCK from provoking or running automatically when rebooting server.

There are a few ways to bypass fsck on Linux, here you have the best and recommend method:

While rebooting the server use the following command

shutdown -rf now

Above command will reboot the system and will not run auto fsck.

There is another way to skip fsck on Linux boot and that is by editing the grub.conf file:

nano /boot/grub/grub.conf

Find kernel line and put fastboot at the end of the kernel line, for example:

kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-371.8.1.el5 ro root=/dev/sda3 pcie_aspm=off fastboot