[other] Hard drive died, and I'm a backupless idiot, but is there hope?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – My PSU blew not too long ago, and a replacement PSU seemed to fix everything, but today, the PC died a stuttery death, and then failed to boot, as the HDD the OS resides on was unrecognised. Post cable-jiggling, the BIOS can see it, and read it's model number, and I get this screen in "Disk Utility": The fact it can see how big the partitions were makes me have some hope. (Hardware)

RHEL and Centos VMs with IO failure on rootview story

http://www.unix.com – Hello, I am running into this issues, few VMWare VM's that are running with RHEL 5.6 and Centos 5.7, are having read write errors on the root file system. This is noticed on all vm's. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Help! Ubuntu 11.04 won't bootview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 and it refuses to boot. I tried to use a boot repair disk, but no luck I'll paste the info from the boot repair below: Boot Info Script 0.60 from 17 May 2011 ============================= Boot Info Summary: =============================== => Grub2 (v1.99) is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and looks at sector 1 of the same hard drive for core.img. (Hardware)

To check mounted filesystemsview story

http://www.unix.com – Hi, Please help me to tell How to check mounted filesystems for any inconsistency. Can I run fsck -m /dev/rdsk/cntndnsn for this? Thanks, (HowTos)

rc.shutdown doesn't seem to umount the filesystems correctlyview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – The problem is that each time I shutdown/reboot, there's a message saying "Unmounting Non-API Filesystems" failed, and the next time system boots, fsck will recover journal. I looked into etc/rc.shutdown, found that it calls umount_all in etc/rc.d/functions. (HowTos)

Cannot boot after hard reset. begin running scripts init-bottomview story

http://askubuntu.com – Ok I'm currently running 11.10 amd64 and I have had to reformat at least 7 times in the last two weeks. Any time I have to do a hard reboot Ubuntu will no longer boot (sometimes). Other times it initially wont want to boot but after a few tries it will. (HowTos)

Need help hacking into my own EC2 instanceview story

http://serverfault.com – So last week, an instance on EC2 stopped responding, I still don't know exactly why because I can no longer SSH in, I suspect the /tmp/ directory which was mounted to another drive is no longer accessible for some unknown reason. I have some very important files I need to get off this server... I am still able to pull the logs in the AWS console, here are some very relevant lines (I am still abl (HowTos)

Advantages/Disadvantages of installing GRUB on a software RAID?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – What Advantages are there to installing GRUB on a software RAID-1? What Disadvantages are there to installing GRUB on a software RAID-1? I ask this because most tutorials/help sections seems to assume that GRUB is on a normal (i.e not on a RAID) partition. So is there a strong case against installing GRUB on a software RAID? (HowTos)

Cannot continue to boot Ubuntu 64 bit Linux due to FSCK error in superblockview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi Everyone, Today for strange reason, one of my Ubuntu 64 bit server Linux VM failed to start ? it stopped in the FSCK scan status with the error as attached. few days back I've added new hard disk successfully and format it as sdb5 without problem. Any guidance and comments will be highly appreciated. Thanks. Attached Images FSCK1.jpg (134.0 KB) FSCK2.jpg (HowTos)

Filesystem nightmareview story

https://www.centos.org – Quote:ColdStart wrote:...* why the automated fsck process did not go smoothly and i had to manually select fix inode or not?... [by pjwelsh] (Distributions)