[ILUG] Quick question
Austin.Tanney at arradx-almac.com
Thu Mar 3 18:21:33 GMT 2005
I've run into a slight problem here, namely a dead Linux cluster!
Basically, on start-up I am being informed that one of the disks in the RAID is dead or dying.
That's fair enough.. however, the system then goes on to boot and hits a kernel panic and stops booting.
I've a sneaking feeling that we've got some corruption in the root file system.
Obviously this isn't exactly great news. However... at the moment I have one quick and simple question.
Should I try and get in as a single user or using the rescue environment to see what I can do now (FSCK?)
or would it be more prudent to wait until I replace the dodgy disk in the RAID?
Obviously replacing the disk isn't going to fix the problem... but would it be a better idea to sort out the obvious
hardware problem before delving too deeply into the problem with the file structure?
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