Correcting an sd-card?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Tue Nov 16 23:38:43 UTC 2021

Hi Chime,

You need to use a command adapted to the file system.

Which is it? this command
lsblk -lo fstype /dev/sdg1
should give you the answer.
If for instance it is: vfat
this command should be: fsck.vfat

But if you need to run it as root (or using sudo).

To know more type:
man fsck.vfat

Didier Spaier
Slint maintainer

Le 16/11/2021 à 23:02, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
> Hi All: Some of you may enjoy types of BookPort recorders, which like 
> others record on an sd-card. I use mine for recording news-programming 
> from many Networks. So on the card, there are around 19 catagories 
> alphabeticly arranged by channel. Beginning last week I would hear an 
> error when hitting an item which it cannot access, something like minus 
> 2thousand1hundred7. At first items would still play in my Linux machine, 
> but now more items are not playing. So, most folks on the BookPort list 
> are not familliar with Linux, but say I would un-mount the drive-and-run 
> some sort of fix disk. Well, in looking it up, Linux supposedly has 
> "fsck" but an only item I can find in aptitude is "fsck-backend" So, 
> once again I loaded the card through an adapter, says,
> /dev/sdg1                      250G   30G  220G  12% /media/usb0
> So, can some1 please inform of the best way I can fix this card? This is 
> Debian SID. Thanks so much in advance
> Chime

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