wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Sun Oct 7 22:28:04 UTC 2007
> 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
> 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.
Thanks, Karl. Much as I thought.
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