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Old 10-18-2003, 09:19 PM   #1
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hda5 duplicate blocks. What to do as superuser?

I got a message like this after unproper shutdown, Im starting with Linux, and Im not sure what I should do to fix this as superuser.

/dev/hda5 contains a file system with errors, check forced.
/dev/hda5: Duplicate or bad block in use!
/dev/hda5: Duplicate blocks found... invoking duplicate block passes.
Pass 1B: Rescan for duplicate/bad blocks
/dev/hda5: Duplicate/bad block(s) in inode 20849:/dev/hda5:
/dev/hda5: Pass 1C: Scan directories for inodes with dup blocks.
/dev/hda5: Pass 1D:Reconciling duplicate blocks
/dev/hda5: (There are 1 inodes containing duplicate/bad blocks.)
/dev/hda5: File /var/log/messages (inode #20849, mod time Tue Feb 8
has 2 duplicate block(s), shared with 0 file(s):
(i.e., without -a or -p options)
***An error occurred during the file system check.
***Dropping you to a shell; the system will reboot
***when you leave the shell
Give root password for maintenance
(or type Control-D normal startup):
Old 10-18-2003, 10:51 PM   #2
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from here log in as your root password and run '/sbin/fsck.ext3 /dev/hda5' let it fix any problems and then restart the system correctly

I'm taking it for granted that you're running the ext3 file system if not you can run 'e2fsck -p /dev/hda5' if your running ext2 file system

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