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Old 05-05-2004, 07:04 AM   #1
lnb
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Corrupted superblock


When booting it says:

"...can't locate module /dev/ROOT
Failed to open the filesystem"

It suggests that if the partition table contains a reiserfs partition (which it does), then the superblock is corrupted and I need to run this utility with --rebuild-sb.

Which utility?

It is a gentoo installation which I've just finnished.

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Old 05-05-2004, 04:30 PM   #2
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Re: Corrupted superblock

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Originally posted by lnb

Which utility?
Hi,

It is probably one of the fsck*-tools. My guess is, that it's called 'reiserfsck'.
I don't use reiserfs, so I really don't know for sure.
But I'm pretty sure it is in the 'reiserfsprogs' ebuild.

Peace!
Carsten B. Jensen
 
Old 05-06-2004, 03:42 AM   #3
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Hi Carsten,

I had copied the instruction manual text "dev/ROOT" instead of replacing "ROOT" with, in my case, "hda3". Since I don't know much about reiserfsck maybe this was what you ment. Thanks anyway!

/lnb
 
Old 05-06-2004, 05:29 AM   #4
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Hi Carsten,

I had copied the instruction manual text "dev/ROOT" instead of replacing "ROOT" with, in my case, "hda3". Since I don't know much about reiserfsck maybe this was what you ment. Thanks anyway!

/lnb
No, it was not!
But I have also made a similar mistake once... (I was short on time and forgot to edit /etc/fstab properly before reboot. So the kernel thought I was using xfs instead of ext3!)
Needless to say: I don't make that mistake again.

You learn from your own mistakes.

Carsten

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