How do I fsck the root partition of an IDE drive?

Updated -

Warning: You should never fsck a mounted filesystem. You will have problems running fsck on a root partition as you will normally need to have the root filesystem mounted to access the fsck application.

Requirements: To begin the troubleshooting process, find out what the root partition is. For IDE drives, your roo...

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase of over 48,000 articles and solutions.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In