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Fwd: [SLE] I can't rescue a non-booting suse 9.0
  • From: Sean O'Keeffe <limericksean@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 15:30:47 +0100
  • Message-id: <4627846405072807304acbeefb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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From: Sean O'Keeffe <limericksean@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Jul 28, 2005 3:29 PM
Subject: Re: [SLE] I can't rescue a non-booting suse 9.0
To: Stan Goodman <sgood@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: suse-linux-e-help@xxxxxxxx


I can get to a linux prompt on boot failure and work from there with
reiserfsck etc. - my problem was with the monitor and which resolution
settings to use for seeing the screen in the rescue attempt.
Sean

On 7/28/05, Stan Goodman <sgood@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> ** Reply to message from Richard Atcheson <ratcheson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> on Thu, 28
> Jul 2005 06:21:25 -0500
>
>
> > Sean you're probably running some reiser partitions and they have become
> > corrupted. Try inserting the suse dvd and reboot and select 'Installation'
> > Then about 3 screens later select repair installation, or something similar.
> > Then let it do its thing automatically and see if that cures the problem. If
> > not, you will probably have to run reiserfsck with the tree option. Do man
> > reiserfsck for the correct parameters.
>
> Given that his system won't boot, how will he access <man reisersck>.?
>
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