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Old 05-27-2005, 05:22 PM   #1
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Question system file checker

Dear All,

Is there such a thing as a system file checker, like Windows XP's "sfc", for Suse 9.1 Personal?


Old 05-27-2005, 06:07 PM   #2
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are talking about fsck

fsck /dev/hda1
Like in windows it has to be done before complete boot, ie in single user mode, when partitions are not mounted already.
Old 05-28-2005, 06:04 AM   #3
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Hi mrcheeks,

Thanks. Actually, when I "sfc /scannow" in Windows XP, I think I am fully booted!?

What does linux fsck check the system against? (For example, does it ask for the installation CD, and/or does it use a system cache that includes the updates,...?)



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