[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: EXT3-fs error



-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: RIPEMD160

Hayim Shaul schrieb:
> 
> Is it a hardware problem?

looks like (see below)

> But if I need to replace anything, then what do I need to replace?
> Is it the controller that once in a while decides a disk to be not present?

dunno, depends on the error messages.

> 
> Obviously, HP support are not more useful than looking at a green LED
> and telling me their machine is superb.

ouch :(

> Trouble is I have none.
> Nothing appears in /var/log/messages. Probably because the FS went RO.
> And once the system enters this state I can't login to it so I don't
> have any more information available.

well, can you reproduce the error and log to somewhere else? maybe even
remote?

> Probably I am not aware of all the ways to retrieve information from
> such stuck systems. I'd appreciate help in this.

"dmesg" should print out error messages, even if /var/log is ro.

> For e.g., how can I redirect syslog to print to another partition?
> (hoping that partition to stay RW)?

just tell syslog where to log: /etc/syslog or /etc/syslog-ng should help
here (man syslogd)
- --
BOFH excuse #429:

Temporal anomaly
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.2 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://enigmail.mozdev.org

iD8DBQFDqB9XC/PVm5+NVoYRA9MsAKC1o6LQBtt/QCGkFFaEEKjhn3PCVQCfV1f/
YUAaUD88E6StKRKY2GCi3Fk=
=iOZp
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]