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Old 02-23-2005, 07:06 PM   #1
drlaz
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Can't rm file with Input/Output error


Three files on my external drive are corrupt. fsck gave a weird message the first time to which I replied "n" (probably the wrong choice), and now reports the drive as clean.

1. Is there a way to force fsck to re-examine the drive harder? (ext2 FS)
2. How do I delete the three files that are inaccessible? Or is it better to leave them, figuring they go to damaged blocks or FS records?
 
  


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