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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

fsck_msdos

Synopsis

fsck_msdos { -q | -p | [-n | -y] } device...

Performs consistency checks of FAT volumes and attempts to fix any inconsistencies found.

Options

-n

Automatically answer "no" whenever fsck_msdos asks to resolve an inconsistency.

-p

Run in preening mode, in which only purely innocuous inconsistencies are resolved.

-q

Check the filesystem but don't resolve any inconsistencies. Print filesystem status to standard output.

-y

Automatically answer "yes" whenever fsck_msdos asks to resolve an inconsistency.

device

The volume's device filename, e.g., /dev/disk1s2.

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