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Old 04-20-2004, 09:27 AM   #1
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Boot fails while checks unclear file systems


It prompts me to # automatically suggesting to use the fsck utility.

How could fix that or should i reinstall the system loosing all me data?
 
Old 04-20-2004, 09:36 AM   #2
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how could you fix it? erm.. run fsck... that's the point...

if you're not sure which partition is which you can still use fdisk to view the partitions and go from there, e.g. "fsck /dev/hda1"
 
Old 04-20-2004, 10:21 AM   #3
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use boot disk maybe

Yeah, you can either run the fsck utility, or you use a bootdisk or rescue disk that comes with your software if you have it to work with the system. fsck repairs problems in the file system so that you can use it properly again. If your problem is kernel panic before the hard drive is loaded, use a rescue disk and then run fdisk without mounting your main linux partition.
 
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a simple "fsck /dev/hda1" cannot fix the damage.
I tried to reboot after the above command and nothing good happened.
 
Old 04-20-2004, 03:40 PM   #5
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mate, we're not psychic... we have no idea what it says on your screen do we? please tell us something or we'll never be able to help you. running fsck WILL fix it, see the fsck manpage for details.
 
  


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