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Old 05-26-2004, 03:25 AM   #1
tonystaf
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Linux crashed


My Fedora1 crashed this morning.
It keeps asking me to repair system or ControlD.
What's happening, how do I repair?
I have tried last four kernel versions.
Please bear with me - new to linux
Many thanks
 
Old 05-26-2004, 03:40 AM   #2
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boot from from the rescue cd and check the filesystem.
the control-d thing is for logging in as root and checking the filesystem as root.
if your filesystem is ext2 or ext3, you can
give root password
e2fsck /dev/<whateveritis>
if you fix evereything then
mount -o remount,rw /
telinit 3

results will vary.
 
Old 05-26-2004, 04:09 AM   #3
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Thanks, will try later.
Why did it crash - any ideas. can I take precautions in future?
Thanks
 
Old 05-27-2004, 07:05 AM   #4
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I did a complete reinstall
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