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I want the e2fsck check the filesystem on every 5th boot.

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Any file on the filesystem that is read by the tune2fs for this ? – Onkar Mahajan Nov 13 '10 at 14:20

The command you're looking for is tune2fs, specifically -c max-mount-counts:

tune2fs -c 5 /dev/sdawhatever
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