Pls help me urgently....../var is not mounting in rw mode
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Their are ways to do it without a liveCD but without unmounting /var the potential for filesystem corruption is too great to even attempt... I would not advise any action here unless you can cleanly unmount /var using umount and then can fsck it. If it's suppose to be mounted rw which appears to be the case, I would suggest that if a FSCK doesn't fix it, it'll give an indication of the problem behind /var not mounting correctly.
I suppose one possibility is using something like an external hard drive, copying /var to another partition on that and mounting it as -ro and then unmounting the original to fix it with FSCK, with the server still live (this way no body will lose any work they just did while you fix the original). But it's not clean, the best method without a doubt would be to take the server down and perform a FULL fsck on every partition as their may possibly be effects on the other partitions too which have not kicked in yet.
Oh yes, as it's not been said, please DO NOT use URGENT (or urgently in this case) in thread titles, all it does is put people off even looking at a thread. Thankfully however you have included the actual problem in the thread title where people usually forget. I can understand why you have put it, but it makes things inconvient for us to deal with and undiserable to even look at.
Last edited by r3sistance; 02-02-2009 at 06:53 AM.