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Old 01-04-2002, 03:34 AM   #1
altre
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Post boot with LILO


Hi,i have dual boot WinMe+RedHat7.1 system.
Lately,when i try to boot Pc in to RedHat i get
message corrupt file system and somethink about
fsck.
When i try to boot from root(using root password)
i get promt to repair file and sighn #.
But i dont know the number of file.

Enyone can help me with this? TY.
 
Old 01-04-2002, 09:20 AM   #2
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fsck

this is probably single user mode - it lets you run fsck on the root system while it is unmounted. run fsck from the # prompt like this: fsck -a /dev/hda1
if hda1 is your linux partition (in this example, primary master, first partition) use fdisk -l to get a list of partitions on your system
 
Old 01-04-2002, 02:36 PM   #3
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Ok, # is not a number of file, this is your shell prompt. I remember the story in linuxgazette at http://www.linuxgazette.com where the guy first installed Linux on his system, and when it booted he saw bash#, he said that he was smart enough not to call the RH help desk for his bash number as he thought it is a part of registration of the product.
 
  


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