Wulfy wulfmann at
Sun Oct 7 22:28:04 UTC 2007

Karl wrote:
>  From the e2fsck man page:
> "Note that in general it is not safe to run e2fsck on mounted 
> filesystems. The only exception is if the -n option is specified, and 
> -c, -l, or -L options are not specified. However, even if it is safe to 
> do so, the results printed by e2fsck are not valid if the filesystem is 
> mounted."
> So the only way to fsck an ext3 root partition is during boot before 
> filesystems are mounted, or from a different Linux such as a system 
> rescue cd.
> Karl
Thanks, Karl.  Much as I thought.



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