[WNYLUG-Users] "fsck" for NTFS

Joe josephj at main.nc.us
Thu Aug 12 00:54:33 EDT 2010


  On 08/11/2010 03:29 PM, Monkberry wrote:
> Install the vmware tools, it will have it's own drivers for the video, 
> mouse, etc..
>
> Joe wrote:
>>  On 08/11/2010 02:22 PM, Joe wrote:
>>> On 08/10/2010 04:50 PM, Cyber Source wrote:
>>>> Running vms that sit on ntfs partitions have problems, I don't 
>>>> recall the problems but it had to do with vmware. If u did this 
>>>> intially to create the vm u should change it
>>>>
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>
>>>> On Aug 10, 2010, at 4:22 PM, Joe <josephj at main.nc.us> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On 08/10/2010 03:08 PM, Monkberry wrote:
>>>>>> If you run ntfsfix on the correct boot ntfs partition, it will 
>>>>>> clear the ntfs log file and force a chk. "ntfsfix /dev/sd**", 
>>>>>> make sure it's the boot partition.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Joe wrote:
>>>>>>> On 08/09/2010 07:31 PM, Monkberry wrote:
>>>>>>>> if you want to force a windows check on the way up run "sudo 
>>>>>>>> ntfsfix /dev/sd**"
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Monkberry wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Don't mount the ntfs partition. "sudo apt-get install 
>>>>>>>>> ntfsprogs" then "sudo fsck.ntfs -f /dev/sd**"
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Joe wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> Is there a way to repair an ntfs partition without rebooting 
>>>>>>>>>> into Windows?
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> When I try sudo fsck /media/joewinesata , I get
>>>>>>>>>> fsck.ntfs-3g not found. I presume that it does not exist.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> I found ntfschk, but it didn't appear to do anything. Windows 
>>>>>>>>>> didn't even do a check on boot afterward, but I may have 
>>>>>>>>>> generically switched that ability off a long time ago.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> When I gave in and ran chkdsk F: /X /V /F from Windows XP, it 
>>>>>>>>>> didn't find anything major, but it did repair some small 
>>>>>>>>>> problems.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Joe
>>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>> I mistakenly said ntfschk in my original post. It was ntfsfix 
>>>>>>> and it didn't do anything observable. Windows XP did not do any 
>>>>>>> check on the next boot..
>>>>>>>
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>>>>> It's not the boot partition. It's a data partition on an external 
>>>>> usb drive.
>>>>> I was trying to run a Win XP vm from it that doesn't work yet and 
>>>>> had issues shutting the vm down.
>>>>>
>>>>> Joe
>>>>>
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>>> Thanks. I'm moving it to an ext3 partition and I'll try it from 
>>> there. It had to be created on NTFS because I don't know how to 
>>> access a Linux partition from Windows - where the standalone 
>>> converter runs - and I don't want to give Windows access to anything 
>>> on Linux for security reasons.
>>>
>>> Joe
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>> Holy !@#$% !!! Now it seems to work!
>>
>> It found "new" hardware, for VGA video and base-something. What do I 
>> do about that?
>>
>> I know where HP has the drivers for my system on the web, but I don't 
>> really know what the vm wants. I sure don't want it to revert to VGA 
>> resolution video. My desktop (just on the Windows side) is stuck with 
>> that and it's brutal.
>>
>> Joe
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Thanks.

Joe



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