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I am relatively new to the linux o/s.I installed suse 9.3 on a small hard drive.After a while I got a larger drive and was attempting to transfer everything on the smaller drive to the larger one and ran into some difficulties. Something did not work right and I read somewhere to put cd1 and reboot to rescue mode.I disconnected the larger drive and tryedto get the first drive to work properly before going further along.Now I get these messages along with several others but I feel these are probably most helpful in the diagnosis.Now when I start the system I see the normal startup screen,then part on it turns to the monochrome color and displays a bunch of text like when you hit the esc button in the beginning to see more information.Some of the lines are.
usbcore registered new driver
via_ircc:unsupported module,tainting kernel
start unicode mode
fsck failed for at least one filesystem (not /)
Please repair manually and reboot
The root filesystem is already mounted read-write
Attention:Only Control-D will reboot the system in this maintenance mode.
Shutdown or reboot will not work
If anyone could help I would be most appreciative.Thanks and have a nice day.
Thanks for your help but i solved the problem.I was looking at a book that showed all the commands.I just typed "su" then "startx".I booted into the GUI took what I needed off of the hard drive via k3b and reformated it.I then installed the OS on the other hard drive and all the files i needed.Thanks again.