fsck from grub menu, no longer working

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 10:35:11 UTC 2018


On Tue, 20 Nov 2018 at 09:59, Ian Bruntlett <ian.bruntlett at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> My understanding is you can't run fsck on a mounted partition.

I believe that to force an fsck on a mounted partition then, assuming
the '/' is the root of that partition, run
sudo touch /forcefsck
and reboot.  That will do the fsck before mounting it and will then
delete the file.

Colin



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