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Entry  Sun Aug 28 22:49:40 2011, Suresh, Update, CDS, fb down 
    Reply  Mon Aug 29 00:49:00 2011, kiwamu, Update, CDS, Re : fb down 
       Reply  Mon Aug 29 12:05:32 2011, jamie, Update, CDS, Re : fb down 
          Reply  Mon Aug 29 18:16:10 2011, jamie, Update, CDS, Re : fb down 
             Reply  Tue Aug 30 11:28:56 2011, jamie, Update, CDS, framebuilder back up 
                Reply  Tue Aug 30 14:33:52 2011, jamie, Update, CDS, all front-ends back up and running 
Message ID: 5316     Entry time: Mon Aug 29 00:49:00 2011     In reply to: 5315     Reply to this: 5317
Author: kiwamu 
Type: Update 
Category: CDS 
Subject: Re : fb down 

Fb is in a bad situation. It needs a MANUAL fsck to fix the file system.

HELP US, Jamieeeeeeeeeeee !!!

 

When Suresh and I connected a display and tried to see what was going on, the fb computer was in a file system check.

This was because Suresh did a hardware reboot by pressing a power button on the front panel.

Since the file checking took so long time and didn't proceed fast, we pressed the reset button and again the power button.

Actually the reset button didn't work (maybe ?) it just made some light indicators flashing.

After the second reboot the reboot message said that it needs a manual fsck to fix the file system. This maybe because we interrupted the file checking.

We are leaving it to Jamie because the fsck command would do something bad if unfamiliar persons, like us, do it.

 

In addition to it, the boot message was also saying that line 37 in /etc/fstab was bad.

We logged into the machine with a safe mode, then found there was an empty line in 37th line of fstab.

We tried erasing this empty line, but failed for some reasons. We were able to edit it by using vi, but wasn't able to save it.

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