How do I activate my sdb5 partition and have it stay active continually.

Steven Vollom stevenvollom at
Sat Jan 3 05:57:54 UTC 2009

On Saturday 03 January 2009 12:24:27 am Constantinos Maltezos wrote:
> Oh, and it might be useful to run fsck on the partition anyway to see if
> there are bad sectors on the disk.  If so, they can be marked as bad when
> you start from scratch so the OS knows not to use them.
> I wrote a reply suggesting we look at fstab and then maybe run fsck on the
> partition, but I'm not sure it went through.

To run fsck on the partition do I, using the konsole, type in: sudo 
fsck /media/sdb5?  Or /dev/sdb5?  


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