Auto-mounting ext2 slices

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Apr 26 03:51:36 PDT 2004

On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 04:09:37PM +0800, Robert Storey wrote:
> > You need to have fsck_ext2fs installed.  This is included in the
> > e2fsprogs port.
> Thanks, I also wanted to know (even though I'm not the original poster). You are
> correct about the port, though it looks like e2fsck is the name of the utility.
> bob at sonic:~> which e2fsck
> /usr/local/sbin/e2fsck

No, there's also a fsck_ext2fs.  This is necessary for fsck to have
any hope of being able to clean the filesystem automatically (it
doesn't know about weirdly named binaries like e2fsck :-), although
you may need to copy it into /sbin since /usr isn't mounted by the
time fsck runs.

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