[SATLUG] CHKDSK for Fedora?

David Kowis dkowis at shlrm.org
Thu Apr 8 13:47:11 CDT 2010


On 4/8/2010 1:49 PM, Jose Calderon wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I haven't posted much since ya'll always seem to answer my questions before
> I ask but my friend and I were hoping for some help with a particular
> issue.
> 
> We have a hard drive with WinXP and Fedora 12 partitions loading from grub.
> We were wondering if there is an equivalent to CHKDSK that can be initiated
> from Fedora so that the scan can run before loading an OS, much the way
> CHKDSK runs on a restart?  We understand fsck is supposed to do this but
> we're not able to figure out the correct command.
> 

http://linux.die.net/man/8/fsck.vfat

There's fsck.vfat and a quick yum provides */fsck.vfat should find you
the package.

If it's ntfs... http://www.linux-ntfs.org/doku.php?id=ntfsck might be of
assistance.


David


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