How to check a ext3 partition ?

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Sun Feb 28 00:56:11 UTC 2010

zaxis wrote:
> There is a ext3 partition used to share data between linux and freebsd.
> Sometimes freebsd cannot mount this partition as abnormal poweroff.   I have
> to enter linux to do `fsck.ext3` .
> Can freebsd fsck ext3 partition ?

Not natively, AFAIK.  Check out /usr/ports/sysutils/e2fsprogs;
I've not used it, but I'd imagine it would take care of this
chore for you.


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