[CentOS] Advanced fsck?

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Jan 28 07:21:36 UTC 2010


Geoff Galitz wrote:
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> It is probably not a bug... most likely you have additional 
> filesystems that need checking.  If you are unsure about what 
> filesystems to check, use the "-A" flag to fsck:
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> # fsck -A
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> That will check all applicable filesystems listed in your /etc/fstab file.
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> It is also possible that the filesystems are too severely damaged to 
> be repaired from single user mode.  In that case you'll need to 
> download a Centos CD and use rescue mode and hope that you can recover.
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and, you need to use -f to actually FIX any structural damage it finds




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