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I am new to Linux but I wonna try it out ... can anyone tell me what's the correct partitiong type for that os. During installation I used Disk Druid and formatted my drive as ext3 (I thought that was the rite one!!) and everything installed correctly although it did give me a warning ... and now when it was ready to boot it gave me this ... :
Ext3-fs error (device ide0(3,5)):ext3_check_descriptors:Block bitmap for group 32 not in group (block 1351637227)!
Ext3-fs: group descriptors corrupted
mount: error 22 mounting ext3
Kernel panick!! Try passing init= option to kernel!
Can anyone please give me an idea of how to correct this??!!!
ext3 is one of the many Linux partition types. It appears that the disk is corrupted ( or just a part of the filesystem ). It might be best just to reinstall. This error it gave might of been the installer warning you of the corrupted disk.
Originally posted by leonscape ext3 is one of the many Linux partition types. It appears that the disk is corrupted ( or just a part of the filesystem ). It might be best just to reinstall. This error it gave might of been the installer warning you of the corrupted disk.
Ok ... is there something I can do to check if the disk is really corrupted or not because if I reinstall it there is no guarantee it wont give me the same error again. Btw, now I remember that when I ran fdisk it complained that there were too many cylinders 5005 instead of 1004 .. I dont know if that has anything to do with that....
Thx for the help guys .. I do have LBA enabled in the BIOS and I was using disc druid - its a graphical tool for partitioning, but I messed up somewhere else cause I got the same thing when I reinstalled it....