About fsck and dump

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Wed Aug 20 07:04:21 PDT 2003

D Velez wrote:
> Hi, I'm using freebsd 5.0 Jan 2003 series i386
> Is it safe to use fsck and dump on windows partions?

No.  You should use native Windows tools like chkdsk/scandisk for repair, and 
dump is almost certainly too UFS-specific to work.  You probably could use tar 
instead of dump, however.


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