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Re: Input/output error



On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 12:52:07PM -0400, Rahul Kalaskar wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> About once a week, I get a this strange error on bash command line.
> Running any command on the command line results in " Input/output
> error". Only way to get back to normal operation is to hard reboot the
> machine. I suspect this is something to do with my file system. I am
> using RH7.3 with ext3 file system on IBM Travelstar drives. 

Quite possibly.  Check your system logs --- i.e., check out
/var/log/messages, and/or the dmesg command.  That should give you
more information.  You might also want to force an fsck check on the
partition ti make sure you don't have any hidden corruptions hiding in
your filesystem.

						- Ted





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