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I did touch /forcefsck && reboot on remote machine, using Ubuntu 9.10.

How I can find out if there were any errors corrected? How I can find out what the result of the fsck was?


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Have a look in /var/log/fsck/ –  boehj May 8 '11 at 22:50
Unfortunately nothing there - time stamps don't match and both files contain this: (Nothing has been logged yet.) –  grs May 8 '11 at 23:33
These clowns think it's a wishlist bug: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mountall/+bug/513644 –  dan3 Dec 3 '13 at 7:10

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I think it might be in /var/log/boot.log. At least there appears to be something in mine relating to a successful fsck:

fsck from util-linux-ng 2.17.2
/dev/sda1: clean, 300236/4358144 files, 6740064/17401600 blocks

This is on Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS.

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Nope, same as above. In fact, I checked the whole /var/log and can't see anything to make sense. Now, few days are passed, but still... Thanks! –  grs May 10 '11 at 0:24
to confirm: on CentOS 6.5 restarted with shutdown -rF now you can find lines in /var/log/boot.log (same as on Ubuntu), such as: Checking filesystems sys: clean, 119622/5931008 files, 4238482/23716355 blocks... –  woohoo Jul 16 '14 at 14:14

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