does wrong type entry in fstab corrupts the partition ?
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and started to using untill i started to get I/O errors.
now i have possible hard disk corruption and before doing anything i want to make sure that can wrong fstype in fstab cause such problems if not what can cause this (because partitions were working absolutely fine before installing crunchbang).
before posting this question i did unfinished chkdsk /r on both partitions, unfinished because its taking very very long time (mverse [size=200gb] took at least 11hrs).
As far as I know, wrong entry in /etc/fstab can not corrupt hd (I never heard that); it is possible - depends on the Linux distribution - that you can't start your Linux.
To help we should know some details:
1. Windows preinstalled on only one internal hd?
2. You installed any Linux on hd? Which one?
3. You are able to boot from a Linux live medium to Desktop?
If not, I recommend to download PartedMagic - it is more than a normal operating system, it contains many useful tools, such as new GParted, UNetbootin,... and you can access your data and edit system files as fstab or menu.lst or grub.cfg or grub.conf.
If yes, please post the output of Terminal - as root -
lowercase L like list,
parted -l print
Normally you get root rights on a live medium with
I don't know what should help.
2. Maybe it is useful if you post your fstab.
3. I installed crunchbang, but some years ago, so I don't know details.
You have the latest version of it with Grub1.98 - I supppose?
After having booted from your USB o Desktop you could run