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Re: Rawhide 64 death from Profound Disk Corruption



Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
> This evening when I booted Rawhide on my office computer I
> was greeted with a storm of file system error messages presumably
> related to ext4.  Fsck was not able to fix things automatically.
> A manual invocation required a large number of "Y" responses
> to get through the mess.  I just held down on the Y key for a
> while.
> 
> Since then the boot reports a clean file system.  However, as the
> startup announced the network manager, it displayed some @@
> characters, and wedged.  There is no keyboard echo.  ^Z and ^C
> do nothing.  A single Ctrl-Alt-Del starts a shutdown sequence.
> During this sequence  The X
> server starts and the login screen makes a brief appearance
> before the reboot.
> 
> This has happened before with Rawhide on this machine
> (Ggiabyte ga-ep45-ud3p Core Duo 8500 4 GB, SATA drives).
> I have not noticed any stability problems with XP or Win7
> on this machine.

Filing a bug with the actual error messages and subsequent fsck output
would be the way to move forward on this one.

-Eric


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