[nslug]Problem booting Redhat AS2.1 server

gnwiii at gmail.com gnwiii at gmail.com
Wed Jun 28 18:02:40 ADT 2006

On 6/27/06, Kevin MacDonald <kmacdonald at herald.ca> wrote:
>  Hello,
> I'm having a problem booting our Oracle server running Redhat AS 2.1. I
> comes up complaining that the /u05 (/dev/sdd1) file systems has errors. Then
> I have to enter the root pass or Cntrl-d to boot.
> At this point I run e2fsck /dev/sdd1 and it reports everything is okay. I
> can also do a mount -a and mount everything successfully in the fstab. This
> particular slice (/u05) along with some other Oracle Partitions are on a
> FastTStorage array
> I can "ls" the /u05 and looks fine. When I boot it comes up with the same
> problems about "/u05 contaqins a file system with errors"
> /u05 Inodes thtat were part of a corrupted orphan linked list found"

Check the cables and connections.  Was the partition full?  Does the
array have a diagnostic tool?

> Any ideas? Is there any way to boot without doing a file system check? If I
> could, I could just mount them later when the system comes up.
> I also commented the /u05 out of the fstab file but it still does a file
> system check on that slice at boot.

You need to boot to single user mode and repair the filesystem with the -f

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia


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