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Re: severe fsck problem on bootup



On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 11:04:17PM -0500, Webmaster wrote:
> Hi, got a very severe problem. I have two hard drives in my RS server and
> I am getting the secondary drive removed. Here's the problem. After the
> secondary drive is removed, the server fails to bootup completely,
> crashing at fsck. 
> 
> The server boots up fine when the secondary drive is put back in however. 
> 
> Has anyone ever encountered this problem before? Could the problem be to
> references to the removed drive in /etc/fstab? 

Definitely. If the second drive isn't masked somehow with hardware RAID,
then Linux is not going to like not being able to find those entries.
Comment them out and see if that solves your problems.

-- 
-- Skylar Thompson (skylar attglobal net)
-- http://www.earlham.edu/~thompsk/

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