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Re: sniff - It doesn't know me anymore..



Urk...

What you should have done was REMOUNTED / ro... unmounting root is an
incredible stupid thing to do (and i have no clue why your box did not
panic INSTANTLY...)

Well, you could always try the "single" boot argument - it should give
you a root shell without you having to enter the root password.

tor, 14.10.2004 kl. 06.18 skrev Bob Gustafson:
> I did some things and then rebooted
> 
> It went through the module/application stage of the reboot very quickly
> (too quickly) and I now have
> 
>   Fedore Core release Rawhide (Rawhide)
>   Kernel 2.6.8-1.610smp on an i686
> 
>   (none) login:
> 
> I typed in all of the usual suspects (root, user1, ..), but none are known.
> Even when I type in 'none', it doesn't know him either.
> 
> What did I do?
> 
> I was a bit annoyed that it was wanting me to do an 'e2fsck'. A couple of
> days ago, I was able to 'umount /boot' and do '/sbin/e2fsck -p /dev/sda1'
> and similar on all of the partitions except '/'. Doing 'umount /' was not
> successful (busy, busy) and I could not do e2fsck without umounting that
> partition.
> 
> However, there was a lazy umount option 'umount -l /'
> 
> This completed fine - no busy busy complaints.
> 
> But, when I went to do '/sbin/e2fsck -p /dev/sda2' on the '/' partition -
> it still said it was mounted and that terrible things would happen if I
> continued.
> 
> Can you imagine that? I already had 'umount'ed it, lazy whatever. So I went
> ahead and did the e2fsck.
> 
> And, terrible things did happen.
> 
> -----
> 
> I really did need to download the latest FC2 test release iso disks - and
> do the i2o driver installs...


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