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Old 02-21-2004, 02:53 PM   #1
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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?

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Old 02-21-2004, 05:12 PM   #2
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There is a file that you create in the directory structure that forces this, but I can't remember what it is as I do it an 'easier way'

Konsole -> su -> password -> shutdown -r -F now return

This reboots the PC and forces a filesystem check on start up

Old 02-21-2004, 07:15 PM   #3
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