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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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/ 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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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[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)

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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)