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Mar
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revised Can't solve grub rescue problem?
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Mar
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comment Can't solve grub rescue problem?
@mmrrobot, yes, you need to get to normal mode first. Sorry, I tend to get the linux and initrd commands backwards; just swap their order.
Mar
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awarded  Revival
Mar
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answered Can't solve grub rescue problem?
Mar
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answered Floppy drive can only be mounted as root
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Feb
29
comment md raid5: translate md internal sector numbers to offsets
Also bear in mind that even if you find the location of the data and can verify the mismatch, and have a way of checking the integrity of the file that is damaged ( if the data even does belong to a file; it may just be free space or fs metadata ), then it is quite possible and even probable that the parity is also wrong and so none of the possible answers you will get from masking each of the data drives in turn will be correct.
Feb
29
comment md raid5: translate md internal sector numbers to offsets
If the number in your printk is a sector relative to the array, then you need to divide it by the stripe width and possibly add the starting offset to convert it into a sector number relative to the component device. iirc, if you are using an mdadm metadata format that does not always start the data at offset zero, the offset where it does start is listed in the output of mdadm -E /dev/xxx.
Feb
28
comment Recovering mismatched sectors in a RAID array
@PeterCordes, as I said in my second comment to Wyzard, in theory that may be, but unless you know of a way to actually do it, then it isn't possible in practice.
Feb
28
comment Recovering mismatched sectors in a RAID array
@PeterCordes, "because there's no way for raid5 to figure out which data is wrong" -- that's exactly what I said. You agree with me then downvote?
Feb
26
answered One LVM volume across multiple mdadm arrays
Feb
26
answered mdadm: no devices listed in conf file were found - Debian 8 with GPT
Feb
25
comment GDB not copying desired string (Buffer Overflow attempt)
I'm guessing that the program you are running is interpreting the 0x09 ( TAB ) character, and trying to do something like tab completion with it.
Feb
25
comment How do I keep the /lib folder clean?
Packages you compile yourself should default to being installed to /usr/local/lib and /usr/local/bin.
Feb
23
comment Is there a tool to create a hard link to an unlinked inode?
You mean you want to undelete a deleted file?
Feb
23
comment Can't mount anywhere but to /mnt
So it actually makes the mount() system call, and it does not return an error code? The last two number columns can be omitted and are ignored on modern systems anyhow using systemd or upstart.
Feb
23
comment Can't mount anywhere but to /mnt
You should run the mount command under strace to see what it is doing and file a bug report with OpenSuSE including that information.
Feb
23
answered How to configure RAID 1 from Recovery Mode?
Feb
22
comment Filesystems other than UDF and ISO9660 on CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray
@Hi-Angel, interesting.. I swear I tried exactly that setup before and found that XP would not mount it. That was about the time that I also patched linux to make better use of the no owner feature. I guess I'll have to try it again.
Feb
22
comment Filesystems other than UDF and ISO9660 on CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray
@Hi-Angel, got a pointer to these parameters? I'd love to see Windows actually mount a UDF flash drive.