Re: fsck root file system
On Sun, 20 Apr 2003 13:37:31 +0000 (UTC)
email@example.com (Miquel van Smoorenburg) wrote:
> Alternatively, you can do it by hand by booting into single user
> mode and then executing an 'umount -a'. This will unmount all
> filesystems and remount the root filesystem read-only. You can
> then check the root filesystem with "fsck -f /". It's probably
> a good idea to reboot after that; use "reboot -f".
umount -a will not remount / read-only; I just tried it to verify. It will
just give you a message that / is busy (so it cannot be unmounted).