Talk:fsck

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fsck

Claims to mean fuck (often as an interjection, especially after a failed run of the former.)". I'm guessing by that CMK means "someone tried to type fuck on the touchpad/keyboard but made a tyop". I can't even understand how, on a mobile phone touchpad or on a keyboard, that mistake would be a common one, because the s button isn't near the u button on either. --Keene 12:47, 3 May 2007 (UTC)

It is the most common Linux command for "File System ChecK" available on almost all distributions. I don't recall ever seeing this on a cell phone, but incessantly on IRC, /., etc. The template tag may have changed meaning since I first added that entry. (Yes, if you are performing a filesystem check, particularly a few years ago before journalling filesystems were common, "fsck" was a wonderful expletive describing the fact that a system had just been improperly rebooted.) --Connel MacKenzie 15:04, 3 May 2007 (UTC)
Rfvpassed: entry has been "Uncle G"'ed. --Connel MacKenzie 19:51, 8 May 2007 (UTC)