[ubuntu-uk] Fat32 check disc and defragment

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 17:38:59 UTC 2012

On 31 August 2012 18:35, Andres Muniz <andresmp at gmail.com> wrote:

> **
> Hello all,
> Is there a way to do a check disk and/or defragment a fat32 drive within
> ubuntu?
> My phone is about to be 4 years old and because I keep messing with it in
> a certain way I suddenly loose access to the fat32 drive and need to do a
> check disk. I could not find how to do it on ubuntu the check disc button
> on the disc manager seemed to find it in working order and did nothing.
> While on windows i also preformed a much needed defrag: podcast
> subscription and erasing.
Try mcheck or mbadblocks from the mtools collection, I think mbadblocks
might be better.


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