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Re: Fwd: fsck'ing a mounted fs



Hi,

On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 04:23:07PM +0200, Christian Lademann wrote:
 
> Is there any reasonable possibility to check a mounted fs for errors? It would
> be
> useful to have server-filesystems (and harddisks) checked periodically on
> machines
> that are only rebooted by hardware-failures ;-)

Indeed.  It has been discussed, and there are a couple of ways we
could do this.  Right now, the only viable way is to use LVM to create
a consistent snapshot of the filesystem and fsck that.  There are no
automatic tools for it.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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