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RE: [SLE] Which CD is the Live CD?
  • From: "Harrell, Tim" <HarrelT1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 15:29:30 +0100
  • Message-id: <FC3DA3DC8D4AD311AB910020352A8FDC0594A3AB@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
you should be able to mount the partition of interest

eg, assuming root partition was on /dev/hda..

mount /dev/hda /mnt (assuming default ext2 fs)

cd /mnt

root filesystem as was should be there


Tim Harrell

-----Original Message-----
From: Ron Cordell [mailto:roncordell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2001 2:52 PM
To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [SLE] Which CD is the Live CD?


OK, I've got the rescue system going. From there I should be able to
move the
files of interest on the main drive elsewhere and then re-install SuSE.
I
can't seem to determine how to mount the filesystems of the old system
and
undo what I did. Any ideas here?

-ronc

On Wednesday 29 August 2001 09:23 am, Ron Cordell wrote:
> I did a stupid thing and updated the kernel image on my fileserver
without
> thinking, from 2.4.0-4GB to 2.4.4-4GB. While this worked fine on two
other
> machines, I installed the wrong image on the fileserver, and now of
course,
> it won't boot, getting "Kernel Panic" messages.
>
> I think that the default kernel image on the SuSE 7.1 update/kernel
ftp
> directory is for i686 machines, while I needed to use the i386 image
on
> this machine - it is a Pentium 266.
>
> In any case, I can't seem to determine which CD out of the 7 is the
Live
> CD. I need to boot into Linux, mount the root file system, and install
the
> correct kernel. Which CD is it?
>
> Any other advice and name calling is welcome.
>
> -ronc

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