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Old 01-01-2004, 10:17 PM   #1
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Question journal recovery question


Ok, I just built a slackware 9 machine and I've run into something that I'm curious about. I installed the file systems as ext3 with journaling. After a hard reboot, I'm stuck during boot up (after LILO) with the following prompt:
JBD: Clearing recovery information on journal.

Been stuck here for 30 mins or so. The system has 50GB but less than 2GB used space (just the install).

So the question is - if we have get stuck in journal recovery, how long can I expect it to take. I would expect it to take less than this, but having not seen it before - don't know what to expect.

Thanks

\\Greg
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Old 01-01-2004, 11:35 PM   #2
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Is it possible that your files are mounted as ext2 in your fstab?
 
Old 01-01-2004, 11:48 PM   #3
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No they're listed as ext3 - I was using the automated install to select, format & mount the partitions.

Strangest thing: I resrtarted again after standing the PC up (had it laying on the bench) and it booted fine. I'll reseat everything and see what happens.
Thanks for the help
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Old 01-02-2004, 08:19 AM   #4
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if it was mounted as ext2 I wouldn't have thought that would be much of a problem, I wouldn't expect any recovery journal stuff, odd
 
  


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