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Re: file system error



Are you sure the drive and /or controller is good? I would run a fsck on
the drive or try to get the data off and then either refrmat the entire
drive and check for defects or get data off and just do a low-level
format.

jlm

On Sun, 2002-08-18 at 18:59, Wim De Backer wrote:
> Help!
> 
> Booting Linux gives a file system error:
> 
> /usr:
> INODE 81606 has imagic flag set
> 
> /usr: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; run fsck MANUALLY
> (i.e. without -d or -p options)
> 
> *** An error occured during the file system check.
> *** Dropping you to a shell; the system will reboot
> *** when you leave the shell.
> 
> Give root password for maintenance
> (or type Control-D for normal startup):
> 
> When I type in the root password i get following prompt:
> 
> (Repair filesystem) 1#
> 
> Yesterday I tried to solve the problem as suggested with "fsck /usr" and
> answered yes to all the questions (I tought that might solve the problem)
> but only the inode number got larger, so i kept pressing y for a long time
> (i probably shouldn't have done that?) but the messages kept coming so i
> stopped (ctrl+d)
> and now I hope somebody can solve this problem.
> 
> I'm planning to upgrade from rh7.0 to rh7.3 (I have just downloaded and
> burned it on cd's)
> There are no important files on my drive so if its possible just to erase
> everyting and start installing rh7.3, just tell me how.  (I think the errors
> in the filesystem are going to disturb a normal upgrade)
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Wim
> 
> 
> 
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