[nSLUG] Re: e2fsck and "System Maintainance Mode" (Help?)
mspencer at tallships.ca
Mon Nov 13 21:07:25 AST 2017
billdavidson at eastlink.ca wrote:
> As for mount vs umount, I suspect etc/mtab is out of date and giving
> false status of the ot her fs, but when umount tries to unmount it
> it finds it i s not really mounted.
I forgot that there was a potential ambiguity/contradiction there. I
still don't understand how single user mode works in
detail. /etc/rc.d/rc.K says in preferatory comment:
# rc.K This file is executed by init when it goes into runlevel
# 1, which is the administrative state. It kills all
# daemons and then puts the system into single user mode.
# Note that the file systems are kept mounted.
All kinds of things are shut down but fs remain mounted. Huh.
> Can you get a directory listi ng from /mnt/hda3?
No, /mnt/hda3 was empty. (After fix, there was noting wrong with that
partition except "not cleanly unmouted" after the spontaneous reboot.)
All is well for the moment. A recurrence will merit drastic
New thing I learned: You can use find(1) with the -inum switch to find
a filename from an inode number. Never noticed that before. Wish I'd
know that while the "two files attached to one inode" problem existed.
Michael Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada .~.
mspencer at tallships.ca /( )\
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