Re: [linux-audio-user] disaster day #1

From: Paul Winkler <pw_lists@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Tue Jun 07 2005 - 17:29:12 EEST

On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 07:32:47AM -0500, Jeremiah Benham wrote:
> I had the exact same problems the other day. One of my problems appeared to be a
> curropt partition table. I thought I was experiencing hard drive
> failure. I don't think it booted from a knoppix disk unless I removed my hard
> drive for some reason. I later bought a new drive and installed debian
> on it and then installed my old drive. I booted from the new disk and
> was able to mount /dev/hdb6 my old home partition. I extreacted it from
> there. I later repartitioned/reformated the entire disk with the mke2fs -c -c option
> to find out that it did not report any bad blocks at all. Yeah but
> accessing the drive with the corrupt partition table would make linux
> crash.

Bad RAM can misleadingly look like disk problems. Happened to me once.

Paul Winkler
Received on Tue Jun 7 20:15:07 2005

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