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Re: Can't scan new disk

On 2/15/19 3:24 PM, Mark Allums wrote:
I just bought a new backup disk, and I want to check it. It's mounted in a USB dock.

Running the following gives an error:

root@martha:~# umount /dev/sdb1
root@martha:~# e2fsck -c -c -C 0 -f -F -k -p /dev/sdb1
/dev/sdb1 is in use.
e2fsck: Cannot continue, aborting.

What's causing this and how do I fix it?  It's not MATE; I tried rebooting to rescue mode, but that didn't help.

On 2/15/19 5:37 PM, Mark Allums wrote:
> ... Seagate IronWolf Pro 12 TB

What is the make and model of the USB dock, and is it rated for 12 TB?

Does e2fsck work when the drive is connected to an internal SATA port?

I use HDD trays and mobile docks for my backup drives: