[ale] ext3 recovery
esoteric at 3times25.net
Fri Jun 21 13:12:15 EDT 2002
I've never spoken to a geek goddess before, I bow... :)
> Of course the veteran among you are going to laugh at me but my
> /etc/fstab file was edited and this line was added:"LABEL=/home
> /home ext3 exec,dev,suid,rw,ursquota,grpquota 1 2" The
> /home was never mounted originally the only previous labels in the
> fstab were: LABEL=/ and LABEL=/boot. And guess what now my unit
> does not boot in RH 7.3.
When you say it doesn't boot, how far does it get? Do you get any error
messages? I wouldn't expect not being able to mount home would stop it
from booting. Are all the partitions ext3?
> I was trying to be smart and I did made a backup copy of /etc/fstab
> - but now that the unit does not boot the file system is read-only
> and ever root cannot edit the file.
How about sharing a copy of your original fstab.
> Unit specs: HP Omnibook6000 - dual boot with Windows XP and Grub for
> Linux. This is only a test unit for learning purposes.
> I am not sure if I am going in the right direction but the silly me
> thought that if I restore-edit /etc/fstab to its original form the
> problem would go way. I really want to learn how to fix it instead
> of just rebuilding.
> Note: I have tried: linux single, linux emergency, linux rescue. I
> just want to be able to restore the file system, any help will be
Until later: Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
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