Monday, 11 February 2013

Running force fsck

We can force a Linux system to fsck while booting. For this create a file /forcefsck in "/".

Step1: cd  to "/"
Step2: Create  a file called /forcefsck
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touch /forcefsck
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Step3 : Run the command:
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shutdown -rF now
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-r:      reboot after shutdown.
-F:      Force fsck on reboot.
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Note:  Don't use command  "shutdown -rf now" because "-f" option will skip the filesystem check on boot.
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