System Administration Guide
Chapter 2, Administering filesystems

Check and repair options

Check and repair options

The following check and repair options are available for all filesystem types (except NFS, SCO Gateway for NetWare, DOS, HS, ISO9660, and Rockridge filesystems): 

Check Filesystem Before Mounting

What to do if Corrupted


NOTE: When you use the Filesystem Manager, the filesystem check and repair process is non-interactive. To check and repair your filesystems interactively, use fsck(ADM) from the command line.

Type of Checking

Create lost+found directory if none exists
Creates the lost+found directory, where fsck places unreferenced files. See filesystem check Phase 3.

This option is not available for XENIX filesystems.

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