fsck on a read only partition?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Jul 5 07:41:16 UTC 2007

In message <20070705002457.GZ45894 at elvis.mu.org>, Alfred Perlstein writes:
>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

Not apart from the dreaded debug option.

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