Any temporary fix for / being remounted as read-only?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – My disk has a few bad sectors and has already failed the SMART tests. It obviously is going down. It gets remounted to read only and I have to fsck and reboot all over again. Is it safe for me to remove the errors=remount-ro part from the fstab file? (HowTos)

Sidstrap Guide - How to bootstrap Sid from most Debian Based live CD'sview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Not much of an intro here.  Since Wheezy the business card installer appears to be gone.So this is how to "sidtrap" a fresh install.  Couldn't let Arch users have all the fun :)Grab a Debian based live CD.  I tested using the standard Squeeze live ISO and Ubuntu 12.04.  The latter being handy for users wanting a web browser to follow this guide plus wireless acce (HowTos)

RAID5 recovery trying with "mdadm --create ... missing"view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – First how I got in this situation: I had an RAID5 array with disks each 2TB (external USB-disks), I then wanted to create a larger encrypted array. (HowTos)

How to boot to emergency.target and have a functional USB keyboard?view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – @ataraxia% sed '/#/d' /etc/mkinitcpio.conf MODULES="i915 ahci sd_mod ext4" BINARIES="fsck fsck.ext4" FILES="" HOOKS="base consolefont usbinput" COMPRESSION="lzop" graysky https://bbs.archlinux.org/profile.php?id=21060 2012-10-25T00:54:13Z (HowTos)

/ is out of blocks, can't find out whyview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – root@database:/# treesize -x 2>/dev/null 1.1 GB . 757.1 MB ./usr 232.0 MB ./lib 97.2 MB ./var 29.0 MB ./boot 6.3 MB ./sbin 5.5 MB ./etc 5.4 MB ./bin 80.0 KB ./home 68.0 KB ./root 32.0 KB ./tmp 16.0 KB ./lost+found 12.0 KB ./mnt 12.0 KB ./media 4.0 KB ./srv 4.0 KB ./selinux 4.0 KB ./opt 0.0 KB ./sys 0.0 KB ./proc 0.0 KB ./dev root@database:/# df -h / Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% M (HowTos)

File system repaired?view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hello, yesterday I made a backup onto my external harddisk (ext3 formatted) via rsync. After some time it returned Code: rsync: stat "/media/my_harddisk/some/dir/foo.bar" failed: Input/output error (5) rsync error: some files could not be transferred (...) I then unmounted the disk and started fsck to check it. fsck told me, that the file system seems to be corrupt. (HowTos)

Randomly crashing Ubuntu 10.04 on multiple Xen VPS host instancesview story

http://serverfault.com – So we have Ubuntu 10.04 running - all 64 bit. Kernel 2.6.36 and 2.6.38-15 are having the same issues. Problem is random VPS servers are hanging. We have about 30 instances with this particular host. It freezes with nothing in the logs - neither in dmesg, kernel.log, syslog or anywhere. Logging is configured correctly. (HowTos)

Can't fsck ext4 ... kjournview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – When you mount an ext4 you get a kernel thread performing the journaling. This has been so since around 2.6.22 I think. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Bad Blocks Found In Maintenance Mode. False Positive?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello all. First off, I'm using the 64-bits edition of Ubuntu 12.04 (updated enough so that uname shows it to be 12.04.1 as of today). I booted into maintenance mode and chose fsck from the menu. (Hardware)

Hotplug area too small errorview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have VM running under RHEL6, which is running under HyperV. It has a lot of important soft installed, but does not have suffocating workload (~10% CPU is used). (HowTos)