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Date:      Thu, 05 Jul 2007 01:49:47 +0100
From:      Joe Holden <joe@joeholden.co.uk>
To:        Alfred Perlstein <alfred@freebsd.org>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org, phk@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: fsck on a read only partition?
Message-ID:  <468C402B.90709@joeholden.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <20070705002457.GZ45894@elvis.mu.org>
References:  <20070705002457.GZ45894@elvis.mu.org>

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Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> Hello, how do I fsck my disk if it's mounted?
> 
> I have downgraded the mount to read-only, but still geom seems
> to disallow fsck access to it. 
> 
> Is there a way to tell the system to allow fsck to open it
> read/write?
> 
> thanks,
If you unmount it first, you should be able to fsck it fine, /dev/blah
(ad0/1/2/whatever)

Thanks,
J



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