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Old 10-20-2012, 04:19 AM   #1
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Help Needed - Server won't boot.

Good Morning All,

We had to shut out server down last night due to maintenance work in the building. When we came to reboot it we get a message on the screen. I have attached a picture of what comes up. I have done a bit of research and have found an article that says how to repair file systems using fsck.ext3. Looking at the message I am thinking this might help solve the problem by running this on sdb1. I am however a total novice when it comes to Linux and I am not entirely sure how to get to the command prompt. Before this message appears a red hat screen comes up where you can press any key and it mentions something like >a to get to command prompt. I guess I am asking if whether I am barking up the wrong tree completely to begin with, and if so does anyone have any ideas what the problem is and a possible solution. If what I have mentioned earlier might solve the problem then I need some help in actioning it. Basically any help or advise would be a huge help and much appreciated.

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Thanks in advance

Old 10-20-2012, 01:46 PM   #2
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From the error it looks like the fstab file has invalid entries in it, lines 10 and 11

I would check to see these lines first
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