[ILUG] Major Boot Disaster FC1
ompaul at eircom.net
Sat Apr 24 11:06:18 IST 2004
On Sat, 2004-04-24 at 09:58, Frank Murphy wrote:
> 5yr old turned off ups (it was making noise)
> was doing 15gb LAN transfer at the time.
> So I have these boot up errors:
> /store01: ext3 recovery flag clear, but journal has data
> /store01: Run journal anyway
> /store01: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck MANUALLY
> (i.e., without -a or -p options)
> /boot: 34/26194 files (0.0% non-contiguous) , 9650/104388 blocks
> *** An error occurred during the file system check
> *** Dropping you to shell: the system will reboot
> *** When you leave the shell.
> Give root password for maintenance
> (or type Control-D to continue):
> Once root pw is entered,
> what's the best plan of action?
> I don't want to lose data if possible.
You are in a spot of bother.
Read about the 'fsck command' before you start, use your favorite search
The command that you are looking for at the root prompt is:
Warning this may brake your data.
The success of the operation really depends as to what exactly the drive
was doing when the power went.
The other route costs too much money :-/
You may get away with it.
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