fsck on mounted system?

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Fri Sep 7 10:16:15 UTC 2012

oxy wrote:
> it is nowadays common to have a big partition in your system with
> almost everything. When you have some energy blackouts and
> want to check for the integrity of your discs, how do you do it?

Use the command

sudo touch /forcefsck

and then the filesystem should be checked at the next reboot.


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