Solved

scsi chkdsk in sco unix

Posted on 2013-05-16
6
949 Views
Last Modified: 2013-05-17
i have a couple of scsi disks running on a sco unix o.s. and needed to know what if any is the equivilent of "chkdks" in windows...what would be the exact command...sco unix is ver 5.0.7
0
Comment
Question by:gstevederby
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:gstevederby
ID: 39173319
i meant chkdsk in windows,spelled wrong above
0
 
LVL 47

Accepted Solution

by:
dlethe earned 500 total points
ID: 39173326
The UNIX equivalent is fsck.  But you can not run that on a mounted volume (just like you can't do it on the C:\ drive).   So boot another device and do it from there.
0
 

Author Comment

by:gstevederby
ID: 39173362
if you just do a warm reboot from prompt and let sys. ans.all questions doesn't it auto do the fsck?
0
PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:dlethe
ID: 39173391
I do not know.  It's been over 20 years since I used SCO UNIX.
0
 
LVL 77

Expert Comment

by:arnold
ID: 39173707
you can use single user mode to check the filesystem.
At time it auto checks depending on your fstab setting i.e. after X number of days fsck is run automatically at boot.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:gstevederby
ID: 39174750
a warm boot does do an automatic fsck. just type reboot at prompt when system is up and it will reboot w/o doing an orderly shutdown thus invoking a fsck on the way back up provided user does not answer ANY questions on the way back up..just let system time out and it will auto answer ALL questions including the fsck fix...
0

Featured Post

Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic

Backup is strategic to your business because your data is strategic to your business. Without backup, your business will fail. This white paper explains why it is vital for you to design and immediately execute a backup strategy to protect 100 percent of your data.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

How to update Firmware and Bios in Dell Equalogic PS6000 Arrays and Hard Disks firmware update.
The article will include the best Data Recovery Tools along with their Features, Capabilities, and their Download Links. Hope you’ll enjoy it and will choose the one as required by you.
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…

792 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question