[linux-help] Re: FileSystem Mx
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better use ext3 fs now ;)
you doesn't need to do ugly fsck
On Thu, 17 Jan 2002, Jeff Vian wrote:
> fsck is the generic command for performing a file system check and fix.
> With various options it can be used on many different file system types.
> e2fsck is fsck specialized for the ext2 file system used by linux.
> fsck can only be used on an unmounted file system.
> During boot is the only time the root filesystem can have fsck run (or
> by putting the hd in another computer so it is not mounted while
> performing the check)
> Other filesystems can have fsck run by unmounting the file system then
> running fsck (as long as the data on the drive is available ). Thus, on
> a system like mine where I have seperate partitions for /usr, /var, &
> /home I could do the e2fsck on each of those partitions by running
> telinit 1
> umount /home
> e2fsck /home
> mount /home
> telinit 3
> and similarly for the other partitions.
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