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Re: [opensuse] Update problem - SUSE9.3 to 10.1
  • From: Darryl Gregorash <raven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 00:07:19 -0600
  • Message-id: <45AF0E97.1020309@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2007-01-17 23:29, Bruce Samhaber wrote:
> <snip>
> boot from the DVD and choose Installation with Save Mode
I haven't had any success trying that "repair" stuff in Yast. Now, I
don't even bother with any of it.
> It is clear that the SUSE 10.1 update program has corrupted the harddrive
> partition.
That is actually far from clear.
> What can I do to fix the machine??
Boot into a rescue system from the installation CD or DVD. None of your
physical partitions will be mounted, so you can safely attempt repairs.
You have a problem with the reiserfs file system on /dev/hda2, so run this:

reiserfsck --check

This won't do anything, but it should give you some instructions. If it
does, follow them. Otherwise, try this:

reiserfsck --fix-fixable

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