fsck on a read only partition?

Joe Holden joe at joeholden.co.uk
Thu Jul 5 01:06:01 UTC 2007

Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> Hello, how do I fsck my disk if it's mounted?
> I have downgraded the mount to read-only, but still geom seems
> to disallow fsck access to it. 
> Is there a way to tell the system to allow fsck to open it
> read/write?
> thanks,
If you unmount it first, you should be able to fsck it fine, /dev/blah


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