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Tue Oct 5 15:17:36 UTC 2010
05.10.2010 17:00, Maxime Alarie:
> If I start fsck using the command fsck -p -c /dev/sda1 is it normal
> that when I do a ps -ef | grep fsck I get 2 running processes? :
Yes, that's normal.
> root 2658 2586 0 10:41 pts/0 00:00:00 fsck -p -c /dev/sda1
> root 2659 2658 0 10:41 pts/0 00:00:00 fsck.ext3 -p -c
> root 2804 2743 0 10:56 pts/1 00:00:00 grep -i fsck
fsck doesn't do any file-system checking itself. What it essentially
does is determine the type of the target file-system and launch the
appropriate fsck.fstype binary (fsck.ext3 in your case) that actually
does the work.
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