[systemd-devel] systemd-fsck-root.service without initrd prints ugly message on clean fsck

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Wed Mar 13 10:37:34 PDT 2013

Am 13.03.2013 17:44, schrieb Kay Sievers:
> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 5:30 PM, Kok, Auke-jan H
> <auke-jan.h.kok at intel.com> wrote:
>> On Wednesday, March 13, 2013, Kay Sievers <kay at vrfy.org> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 3:17 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>
>>> wrote:
>>>> so and what are you guys saying if i explain you that
>>>> i WANT THIS MESSAGES bedcause I WANT to SEE
>>>> /dev/sda2: clean, 435608/1310720 files
>>> Now, that you ask, I would say: I don't care. :)
>> This is one of those cases where more information isn't actually providing
>> you with useful data. We should print out errors and warnings, but if
>> everything is working as it should, then nobody should care, and it should
>> remain silent.
>> If you do care, then the right solution is to implement some notification
>> mechanism that can be added or is optional, and disabled by default.
>> I'd rather spend my time figuring out how to get fsck issues all the way to
>> admin users instead... That seems much more useful.
> Right, as always, it is about sane defaults, and "clean" isn't any
> sane default to print, ever.
> If wanted, tools can support --verbose and print all their stuff, but
> there is no case to clutter the console with nonsense like "clean". We
> don't print "OK" for all other tools as well

so all the green OK messages at boot are existing only in my brain
hint: disable rhgb and quiet

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