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sunbear-c22
April 4th, 2019, 06:49 PM
I am trying to check/fix certain HDD filesystem however encountered this issue.


$ sudo fsck -M /dev/sda5
[sudo] password for user:
fsck from util-linux 2.27.1
e2fsck 1.42.13 (17-May-2015)
/dev/sda5 has unsupported feature(s): metadata_csum
e2fsck: Get a newer version of e2fsck!

What should I do? The HDD contains Ubuntu 18.04. I ran the above fsck command from a different storage disk that uses Ubuntu 16.04.

Rubi1200
April 4th, 2019, 07:18 PM
I think this post might contain the answer for you:
https://askubuntu.com/questions/1053404/e2fsck-how-to-handle-the-metadata-csum-error-by-advancing-the-e2fsck-version?noredirect=1&lq=1

Seems it boils down to a version compatibility problem.