E2fsck

From: Dave Hall <linux_at_no.spam.please>
Date: Wed Sep 24 2003 - 15:21:02 CST

On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 03:00:14PM -0600, Keith Brown wrote:
> > >
> > > Yes, I tried this but I guess e2fsck isn't up to it yet. I'll try
> > > tune2fs and see what I get.
> >
> > Try the generic fsck. The man page indicates you can specify something
> > like LABEL=foo. I'd guess the generic fsck reads the lables (like the
> > generic mount).
> >
>
> Got it! We're back in business (x-ray crystallography if you're
> interested). The partition that /home is mounted on was corrupted so 'fsck
> /home' did the trick. Funny that 'e2fsck /home' doesn't work, though.

I think it's common for the generic fsck and mount to just be a wrapper that
figures out filesystem type and such, then runs the filesystem specific
fsck. At least that's how things appear to work, on good *NIX systems.

-- 
Dave
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