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Re: [SLE] kicked out of graphical boot mode
  • From: Sunny <sloncho@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2005 09:25:53 -0600
  • Message-id: <e7eeb2305020407253c85972f@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 4 Feb 2005 08:54:15 -0600, devosc <devosc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I treied to run the repair utility from the install cds and it
> couldn't fix the problem on the hardrive (hda2)...
>
> So I've just had to bite the bullet and re-install, just means a weeks
> work is lost etc..., however I'm a bit disappointed that this has
> happened to me again (for the second time), last time I clearly knew
> it was a hard drive problem... is there something that I can do to
> monitor this, or try to do to ensure the system is healthy etc...
>
> G.
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For monitoring hard drive health I found smartctl very useful. Also, I
see it has a daemon mode which can examine the disk from time to time
and report any problems. You can give it a try.

Sunny

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