LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 04-20-2011, 01:06 PM   #1
unist
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2010
Location: Venezuela
Distribution: PClinuxOS KDE 64-bit
Posts: 26

Rep: Reputation: 0
Error in Disk Controllers


When booting my Ubuntu 10.04, unexpectedly I have a message of Disk Controllers. When I try the option for recover I end up with a root login waiting to receive an order. I do not know bash commands. Which command is appropiate to check and correct Disk Controllers?
 
Old 04-20-2011, 01:46 PM   #2
sibe
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2011
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS
Posts: 122

Rep: Reputation: 21
Hi,

what kind of message have you got?
 
1 members found this post helpful.
Old 04-20-2011, 03:00 PM   #3
unist
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2010
Location: Venezuela
Distribution: PClinuxOS KDE 64-bit
Posts: 26

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Error Message for Disk Controllers

The message is:
"Disk controller for /tmp not ready or not present"
 
Old 04-21-2011, 10:33 AM   #4
SkyerSK
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2010
Location: Europe
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 206

Rep: Reputation: 10
How does your /etc/fstab look?
 
1 members found this post helpful.
Old 04-21-2011, 12:14 PM   #5
nicolasjengler
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2011
Location: /dev/null
Distribution: Debian, Ubuntu, Arch, OpenSUSE, Puppy, Feather, DSL, DeLi, SliTaz, Bodhi, PCLinuxOS, Crunchbang,etc.
Posts: 74

Rep: Reputation: 9
The command to check and repair the disk is
Code:
fsck -f /dev/sdaX
or
Code:
fsck -f /dev/hdaX
it depends if you have and IDE (hdaX) or a SATA (sdaX) HDD, the "-f" part is to force the check on disks that may seem alright. Anyway, I don't think that's going to solve any problems, as SkyerSK said, check your /etc/fstab look and post it here.
 
1 members found this post helpful.
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] HP laptop: "Non-System Disk Error or Disk Error" after BIOS update cgorac Linux - Laptop and Netbook 1 04-16-2010 03:34 PM
[Ubuntu] Trouble with IDE controllers - disk cannot be found Ninky Linux - Hardware 3 05-09-2007 11:51 AM
Disk Error with Promise ultra133TX2 Controller and UDMA 120 GB Maxtor Disk samudhanar Linux - Hardware 3 06-13-2006 06:14 PM
how differentiate two Disk SCSI on 2 controllers? xcore_on Linux - Newbie 5 04-02-2006 04:36 PM
SCSI error with 2 x controllers installed Andrew Coe Linux - Newbie 1 04-22-2004 09:31 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:28 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration