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Old 12-04-2014, 01:09 AM   #1
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(checking filesystems fsck.ext3 ) what does it mean?

Hi everyone
I want talk about the full story of my system, at the beginning I had a linux redhat5 system is working properly with two hard disk and suddenly stop rebooting with a message "checking filesystems fsck.ext3: bad magic number in super block while trying to open /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00"
then I did try with a rescue disk but it cannot be mount the file system, and after that I did try to a make new installation of the same redhat 5 with removing all partition and every thing is ok and continue installing my programs that I worked before in my old system and when I want to rebooting system this message appear " checking filesystems fsck.ext3: no such file or directory while trying to open /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00" and dropping me to the shell and then I cannot do any thing just shutdown, please I need your help to recover my system and knowing the problem what is it.
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Old 12-04-2014, 02:00 PM   #2
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I think the problem is that RedHat5 is 17 years 4 days old (released 1 Dec 1997) and no longer supported.

It's far past time to upgrade!

If cost is a factor, you could try Centos, the free version of RedHat Enterprise Linux.


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