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linorg 12-28-2003 04:40 AM

checkdisk in linux
 
how do i do checkdisk in linux
i want to check my windows partition for disk errors

ehawk 12-28-2003 05:17 AM

testdisk
 
man testdisk (looks appropriate)

also look at fdisk, cfdisk, gpart, parted to see what they do.

whansard 12-28-2003 05:33 AM

without the partition mounted,
dosfsck /dev/hdX whatever the partition is.
that will do a readonly check.
dosfsck -a /dev/hdX will actually fix the errors.


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