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Re: [SLE] Lost Interupt?
  • From: Dave Barton <bmcs@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 06:43:50 +1100
  • Message-id: <1109015030.5923.12.camel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 21:54, Jostein Berntsen wrote:
> On 21.02.05,21:20, Dave Barton wrote:
> > I think the Linux partition (hda3) on my SuSE 9.0 box has been corrupted
> > as the result of a power failure and now I can't fire up Linux. Grub
> > starts W2K (hda1) without any problem, but the SuSE startup goes into a
> > continuous loop with the message "Interupt lost hda". I have tried the
> > repair option with the SuSE 9.0 DVD, which detects an error, but is
> > unable to repair.
> >
> > Can anyone offer any pointers or suggestions (other than reinstall) on
> > how I might go about fixing this.
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> >
> > Dave
> >
> >
>
> What filesystem do you have on HDA3? If you have reiserfs, try booting
> into the rescue system and run 'reiserfsck'. You might also try to turn
> of DMA with 'hdparm', and see if that helps.
>
>
> - Jostein

Thanks Jostein. Yes I have reiserfs and I will try your suggestions.

Regards

Dave



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