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Using fsck on macOS

My old 2015 Macbook Pro has an issue with one of the USB ports that sometimes makes it disconnect connected devices. Before I figure out what’s going on with it I had several accidents with external drives which wouldn’t mount correctly anymore after being disconnedted mid-write. I’ve had varying success using “First Aid” with Disk Utility but better experiences when using fsck manually (First Aid is just a graphical front to fsck).

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