Checking the integrity of the file system

Joshua Paye jkpaye at
Fri Jul 14 15:08:14 UTC 2006

Try checking /var/log/message or where ever you log boot messages to and
grep for ext3 (assuming you use ext3) should show any file systems checks /
repairs (for FC5 default setup anyway).

hope that's helpful.

On 7/14/06, Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel at> wrote:
> Paul Smith wrote:
> >
> > Thanks, Gene and Rick. I did see the checking to the file system, at
> > boot stage, but I did *not* see any message with the result of the
> > checking process.
> >
> > Paul
> >
> This means that it did not find any problems. You will find that a
> lot of CLI programs work this way - they only produce output if
> there is a problem. The also change the exit code to something other
> then 0 when this happens. This is to make it easier to use them in
> scripts.
> Mikkel
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