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Old 01-19-2003, 08:26 PM   #1
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HDD problem after improper shutdown...

Some time ago, I installed Red Hat in my box, then one day it got stucked... and I had to turn it off manually... then when I tried to get to Linux, I got a messge saying there was a prob with the drive (or file system).. I know there is a cmd to fix this... but honestly I cant remember what that is...

any help will be greatly appreciated...
Old 01-19-2003, 09:01 PM   #2
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fsck /dev/hdb2
where you should replace /dev/hdb2 with the partition you want to check.
Old 01-19-2003, 10:03 PM   #3
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