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Old 02-21-2004, 03:44 PM   #1
pjviitas
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fsck on boot


I recently was forced to power down my linux box ungracefully.

When it rebooted it recognized that one or more filesytems where not unmounted properly and stated that pressing y would force an in depth file system check. However, by the time I noticed, it was too late to hit y.

My question is: How can I force fsck to do an in depth check on my boot partition on startup?

Best Regards, Hedgehog
 
Old 02-21-2004, 04:05 PM   #2
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On my system, if a file /forcefsck is present at boot, it checks.

http://www.linuxgazette.com/issue36/....html#dahlgren
 
  


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