April 19, 2012

Does Linux have a chkdsk function?

Does Linux have a chkdsk function?

Yes, only in Linux it's called fsck

Yes, only in Linux it's called fsck

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Yes, only in Linux it's called fsck

Yes, only in Linux it's called fsck

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Yes, only in Linux it's called fsck

Yes, only in Linux it's called fsck

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Yes, only in Linux it's called fsck

Yes, only in Linux it's called fsck

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Yes, only in Linux it's called fsck

Yes, only in Linux it's called fsck

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Depending on the filesystem you use there may or may not be a chkdsk-alike...

Depending on the filesystem you use there may or may not be a chkdsk-alike called fsck.. for instance fsck.ext4 is the chkdsk equivalent for ext4 file systems.
You shouldn't need fsck for modern filesystems anyway since they have journaling functions and should be able to recover from crashes.
If you DO chose to run fsck, be aware that you can easily unintentionally trash your filesystem

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Yes. The 'chkdsk' command as you known is a check and repair file system tool...

Yes. The 'chkdsk' command as you known is a check and repair file system tool. For linux you need to determine what type of file system you use, you can try use 'df' for that and then use the 'e2fsck' command to check and repair your file system. Take a time ro read the manual before use the command, it is dangerous and can corrupt your date if u don't known how to use.

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Yes it does ... it is called fsck (filesystem check) and should be used like...

Yes it does ... it is called fsck (filesystem check) and should be used like this :

fsck /dev/device

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Yes. From a terminal, you can use the fsck program to repair disks. Most...

Yes. From a terminal, you can use the fsck program to repair disks. Most distrobutions also supply a graphical disk utility, like GParted, that can repair disks as well as set up partitions.

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I would think the command...

I would think the command
badblocks disk_to_check

would do the same thing as chkdisk.

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