Results for: Fsck

In Computer Terminology

What is FSCK disk?

Usually pronounced Fisk Disk, FSCK is a linux/unix software command used for file system checking.. fsck [ options ] [ filesystem ] .. .. System administration command. Cal ( Full Answer )
In Linux

What must you do to successfully run the fsck command on a filesystem?

You need root privileges, and it's often best not to use fsck on a live (mounted.) filesystem. Also you'll need to know the device file and, in some cases, the filesystem of t ( Full Answer )
In Linux

What is the effect of the -a option on the fsck command?

from man fsck : Automatically repair the filesystem without any questions (use this option with caution). Note that e2fsck(8) supports -a for backward compatibility onl ( Full Answer )