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Flz 12-20-2005 03:15 PM

REAL bad, need help, system won't boot due to errors
 
Ok yesterday I left the computer on and linux was running, while I was eating my sister didn't know how to shut down linux and open windows so she manually reset it.

Today I tried to load up linux and it says
Quote:

/dev/hda5 (my linux hd) contains a file system with errors, check forced...
and during the check it had loads of inode errors where it says something like
Quote:

inode ... was 64 should be 8 - FIXED
and it had like 10-15 of them come up. Then once the forced check was complete it says there are too many errors or something and then says:
Quote:

Press control+D to reboot and startup as normal or login as root to fix the problem
But it won't let me type anything and whenever I press control+D it reboots and then just says exactly the same thing.

Does this mean I have to re-install slackware everytime my computer gets manually shut down?!

KnightHawk 12-20-2005 03:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Flz
Ok yesterday I left the computer on and linux was running, while I was eating my sister didn't know how to shut down linux and open windows so she manually reset it.

Today I tried to load up linux and it says

and during the check it had loads of inode errors where it says something like

and it had like 10-15 of them come up. Then once the forced check was complete it says there are too many errors or something and then says:

But it won't let me type anything and whenever I press control+D it reboots and then just says exactly the same thing.

Does this mean I have to re-install slackware everytime my computer gets manually shut down?!


Too many errors or something?? Could you get the exact error message for this thread please.

What filesystem are you using?

And no, you should not have to re-install slackware because it got manually shutdown. Your system should have found the errors if any fixed them and continued to boot.

sweetnsourbkr 12-20-2005 03:36 PM

Boot the CD and fsck the faulty fs that way.

Alien Bob 12-20-2005 03:37 PM

Try booting in single user mode:
Suppose the label that you normally type in the LILO screen to boot your kernel is "linux", you must now start your computer and at the LILO prompt, type linux 1 (the word 'linux' with the number "one" added at the end).

This will boot slackware into single user mode, and hopefully it will let you run
Code:

fsck -fy  /dev/hda5
This will usually be able to repair your filesystem.

If your computer will not even let you get to the point where you can run that command, try to boot from your Slackware setup CD, and instead of starting the setup procedure, you run
Code:

fsck -fy  /dev/hda5
Eric

Randux 02-07-2006 11:14 AM

> while I was eating my sister

Damn! I thought this was supposed to be a family show!

mdarby 02-07-2006 11:27 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Randux
> while I was eating my sister

Damn! I thought this was supposed to be a family show!

<Ed McMahon>HIYO!</Ed McMahon>

MS3FGX 02-07-2006 01:44 PM

What file system were you running that it got nuked by a single hard reboot?

rwilcher 04-21-2008 10:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MS3FGX (Post 2091627)
What file system were you running that it got nuked by a single hard reboot?

Bet it wasn't ext3 and friends. My system hits the dirt quite
often but always comes back (knock on wood). Hope I haven't
jinxed myself. Even given that I keep backups on DVD of the
file systems. Helps to reduce pain and suffering when the
inevitable happens. :cry:

2damncommon 04-21-2008 10:24 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Randux (Post 2091398)
> while I was eating my sister

Damn! I thought this was supposed to be a family show!

I was going to say commas can be useful.

janhe 04-22-2008 12:08 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rwilcher (Post 3128610)
Bet it wasn't ext3 and friends. My system hits the dirt quite
often but always comes back (knock on wood). Hope I haven't
jinxed myself. Even given that I keep backups on DVD of the
file systems. Helps to reduce pain and suffering when the
inevitable happens. :cry:

I once had this with an ext2 filesystem. Guess it doesn't happen that often, but if the stars are in the right position, it can happen to all of us.

billymayday 04-22-2008 12:33 AM

I've had the same on ext3 I'm afraid

brianL 04-22-2008 04:30 AM

A cannibal Slacker? Still, it could be worse...Like vegetarian! :eek:

FraGGod 04-22-2008 05:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by brianL (Post 3128897)
A cannibal Slacker? Still, it could be worse...Like vegetarian! :eek:

And I thought gentoo fans are weird ;)


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