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Old 12-28-2003, 04:40 AM   #1
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checkdisk in linux


how do i do checkdisk in linux
i want to check my windows partition for disk errors
 
Old 12-28-2003, 05:17 AM   #2
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testdisk

man testdisk (looks appropriate)

also look at fdisk, cfdisk, gpart, parted to see what they do.
 
Old 12-28-2003, 05:33 AM   #3
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without the partition mounted,
dosfsck /dev/hdX whatever the partition is.
that will do a readonly check.
dosfsck -a /dev/hdX will actually fix the errors.
 
  


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