[conspire] fsck "differences between boot sector and its backup"

Nick Moffitt nick at zork.net
Tue Dec 11 01:33:44 PST 2007

Rick Moen:
> (Incidentally, I had no idea about the above until a moment ago, as
> I've never had cause to use dosfsck.  I spent 20 seconds browsing the
> manpage.  ;->  )

USB volumes of all shapes and sizes have encouraged me to fsck.vfat
between unmounting and disconnecting as a matter of habit.  You'd be
amazed at how much space gets wasted, and how corrupt the damn things
can get.  It's very much like living in the 1980s, just for a moment.

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