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Old 10-04-2006, 06:54 AM   #1
Fuzia
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Question CAN NOT BOOT FROM THE DISK error


hi all

I have DNS server that configured with SUSE10.1 it works sence months and every thing is going fine. one day the power went off rapidly and when it retared back and I turned on the server an ERROR message of CAN NOT BOOT FROM THE DISK appears to me.

1. how can I solve this promlem
2. I have other servers all in SUSE10.1 and I want to make a backup to them BUT I do NOT know how????

thanks in advaced
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Old 10-04-2006, 12:27 PM   #2
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You have to get an uninterruptible power supply for your servers.

If you are using the Reiser file system for your system partition then consider using a more robust file system type such as ext2. The ext2 file system manages to survive power outages pretty well although it spends a lot of time doing fsck.

Boot the SuSE installation CD #1.

Select system repair.

That should load a kernel off of the CD and put you in a console session. Do an fsck of your system partition. Then reboot.

If that doesn't work then try these instructions that I just wrote in another post.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...97#post2449197

That will keep you busy for a while. Write back to let us know if the problem is solved.

If you decide to change the file system type for your system partition then you will have to create a new initrd. Changing the file system type and reconfiguring the initrd is a little bit of trouble but it may be worth it, especially if you don't get the uninterruptible power supply for each of your servers.

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Old 10-05-2006, 10:19 AM   #3
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hello

thanks so much but every thing is going fine by just rebooting thr server more than one time
 
  


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