e2fsck command

I own a Linux powered Synology dedicated Network Attached Storage (NAS) server for my home office use. How do I run fsck on Synology DiskStation that offers RAID storage using Linux command line options over an ssh session?

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I think my file system has been damaged. Instead of block 1, I want to use block n as superblock. How do I find out an alternative superblock location under Linux?

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Q. How can I Recover a bad superblock from a corrupted ext3 partition to get back my data? I’m getting following error:

/dev/sda2: Input/output error
mount: /dev/sda2: can’t read superblock

How do I fix this error?

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Q. I’m using CentOS Linux 5 server with ext3 on /disk2 (/dev/sdb1). How do I improve my file server performance. I’ve many large files in directories and how do I speed up access time?

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Q. Can I run fsck or e2fsck command when Linux file system is mounted? Do you advice to run fsck on a live file system? I am using Cent OS. A. No. Do not run fsck on a live or mounted file system. fsck is used to check and optionally repair one or more Linux […]

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