Question Regarding e2fsck

Sam Williams sam-williams at
Thu Jun 24 05:23:23 UTC 2004

I've run ext3 filesystems for the last few years and I've never seen
this question answered..... If a system shutsdown hard, even with
journaling is it at all necessary to run e2fsck?

Just curious.... Thanks

Sam Williams                                             samurai at
+"It is easy to be blinded to the essential uselessness of computers   +
+ by the sense of accomplishment you get from getting them to work at  +
+ all."                                                                +
+                                                     - Douglas Adams  +

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