FSCK.CRAMFS(8) System Administration FSCK.CRAMFS(8)

fsck.cramfs - fsck compressed ROM file system

fsck.cramfs [options] file

fsck.cramfs is used to check the cramfs file system.

-v, --verbose

Enable verbose messaging.

-b, --blocksize blocksize

Use this blocksize, defaults to page size. Must be equal to what was set at creation time. Only used for --extract.


Test to uncompress the whole file system. Optionally extract contents of the file to directory.


This option is silently ignored.


This option is silently ignored.

-h, --help

Display help text and exit.

-V, --version

Print version and exit.




file system was left uncorrected


operation error, such as unable to allocate memory


usage information was printed

mount(8), mkfs.cramfs(8)

For bug reports, use the issue tracker at https://github.com/util-linux/util-linux/issues.

The fsck.cramfs command is part of the util-linux package which can be downloaded from Linux Kernel Archive https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

2024-04-01 util-linux 2.40