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Monday, July 9, 2018

To avoid data corruption, which of the following should you do before performing fsck on a file system?

To avoid data corruption, which of the following should you do before performing fsck on a file system?

  • Reboot the machine
  • Create a new data partition
  • Unmount the file system
  • Ensure the file system is mounted 

 
To avoid data corruption, which of the following should you do before performing fsck on a file system?

EXPLANATION

The fsck command is used to check and repair one or more Linux file systems. Running fsck on a mounted file system can cause data or disk corruption. Instead, you can do one of the following:
(a) Take down system to single user mode and unmount the system
(b) Boot from the installation CD

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