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#274 fsck -n issues

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nobody
fsck (38)
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2009-11-15
2009-11-15
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Hi!

I just tried to use jfs_fsck with the -n and -f options so I can see its output better, but don't wreck the ever-mounted root file system. Well, fsck found a lot of issues (and I've run into it before, that -f is useful and finds issues which a normal fsck doesn't find, so I wasn't too alerted by it), and it proceeded turning my root fs into read-only mode :/ I don’t think that's supposed to happen with -n.

In any case, I booted from a disc and did a proper fsck -a -f -v and somehow ended up losing most of my /usr/lib, many files and directories in which have been mentioned/marked as parentless by the previous check.

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