My computer asks me to run a Manual FSCK

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Fri Mar 28 22:16:23 PST 2003

On 2003-03-28 20:41, "Dr. Noah M. Hastings" <res0n16n at> wrote:
> I use to have an X-Win environment, but don't anymore.  When I first
> bootup my system, I the the following error:
> /dev/ad4s1a: CAN'T CHECK FILE SYSTEM.
> Automatic file system check failed... help!
> How do I run a manual fsck?  I have tried fsck -f, which is a force,
> a fsck -p and still nothing.  I am sure there is a way to repair my
> installation?

Reboot your system.  After the "RUN fsck MANUALLY." prompt, run:

	# fsck -y /dev/ad4s1a

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