May 24

Linux: Force a filesystem check (old and new way)

Systems with init.d:

1. touch /forcefsck
2. reboot 

Systems with systemd:

1. check the current tune2fs setting
sudo tune2fs -l /dev/nvme0n1p3 | grep 'Maximum mount'

2. Set tune2fs to check
sudo tune2fs -c 1 /dev/nvme0n1p3

3. reboot

On reboot the drive partition will be scanned

4. After loggin back in set the system back:
sudo tune2fs -c -1 /dev/nvme0n1p2

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Posted May 24, 2022 by Timothy Conrad in category "Linux

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