To force a fsck (disk check) upon next reboot (Ubuntu)

create an empty file called forcefsck in the root of the partition:

sudo touch /forcefsck
sudo reboot

OR

Simply run the command:

sudo shutdown -Fr now

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Posted on June 11, 2015, in Linux (Ubuntu/CentOS). Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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