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CHAPTER 5 File System Management

5.2 Fsck

The fsck command checks and corrects file system inconsistencies. The file system should be unmounted or "quiet" when running fsck. Ideally, it should be unmounted, but this is not always possible for the root file system. fsck makes several passes through the file system, each time examining a different feature.

5.2.1 - The lost+found directory
5.2.2 - Superblock consistency
5.2.3 - Inode consistency
5.2.4 - Data block consistency
5.2.5 - Phases of fsck
5.2.6 - Fsck corrective action

Unix System Administration - 8 AUG 1996
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