Re: need to scan drive thoroughly
On Thu, 1 Apr 1999, Lev Lvovsky wrote:
> well, if any of you are wondering, I was able to get debian installed on
> the system by low level formatting the IDE drive from BIOS (LILO kept
> giving crc errors upon uncompressing Linux).
> Now I have another problem...anything that I download to the IDE drive
> (where the /home and /boot partitioins are), I get crc errors upon
> uncompressing them. using 'fsck' on the various partitions returns no
> errors, but I think this might be where I"m getting my crc errors when I'm
> decompressingthe linux image also...
Read the manpage for fcsk. You will need to force fcsk to check the drive
I think you need to use -f (force to check) and/or -c . Run e2fsck as root
with the options. + see the man pages.