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fs2ck on webdt366?
« on: August 29, 2009, 12:12:47 pm »
Does anyone know how I could run a file system check on my webdt366?
Before I junk it due to an internal memory defect, I want to know if this problem is permanent!


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Re: fs2ck on webdt366?
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2009, 02:20:44 pm »
connect a keyboard, and keep pressing esc until the grub boot menu comes up.

edit the kernel line to add single to boot into single user mode

once you see a shell, you can

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mount -o remount,ro /
e2fsck /dev/sda1



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Re: fs2ck on webdt366?
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2009, 09:15:53 pm »
That did not work, since the system would not boot to the point where it could present a shell, instead kernel panicking halfway.
But your instructions inspired me to try the same with the image that I had copied to the USB stick, and I could boot that one with a "live single" options. Running the check now, lots of errors already!