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FSCKFile System Check (Unix)
FSCKFile System Checker (Unix/Linux/POSIX)
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For FreeBSD's default FFS on our experimental platform, the fsck utility executes in 5 seconds for an empty file system and requires 2.
the fsck utility) to protect metadata has been identified as a source of performance, integrity, security, and availability problems for file systems [Ousterhout 1990; McVoy and Kleiman 1991; Seltzer et al.
As is often the case, nonfocal operations like "fsync," fsck, and unmount required some rethinking and resulted in additional code complexity.