use of fschk

Colin Law clanlaw at
Mon Oct 18 08:50:38 UTC 2010

On 18 October 2010 09:44, Joep L. Blom <jlblom at> wrote:
> Joep L. Blom wrote:
>> Basil Chupin wrote:
>>> On 14/10/2010 21:48, Joep L. Blom wrote:
>>>> I, have- I hope - a rather simple question.
>>>> My HD (1 year old: ATA SAMSUNG HD502HI).
>>>> Since several weeks I get kernel errors related to this disk like:
>>> [...]
> Colin & Basil,
> As a follow up, I tried both your suggestions.
> (Colin: sudo touch /forcecheck) but neither worked as Basil's solution
> refused to do the mounts as the partition was not unmounted and I
> couldn't unmount it and Colin's solution didn't work but that's perhaps
> because I used /dev/sda instead of /dev/sda1.

Or more likely because it should be
sudo touch /forcefsck
as in my original post, not
sudo touch /forcecheck


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