please help! recovery from e2fsck
If computers get viruses, this seems to be leprosy.
typing mc for midnight commander in x windows brought the system
crashing down to an automatic reboot;
Lilo did reboot this time but in the last 24hrs has given:
error loading linux
#and also later:
Is this a hard drive cable error?
State Panic in State.c:159: in_state_fsck
Bad Magic Number
now from tty1 I'm unable to M-f2 change to tty2:
Unable to change tty /dev/tty2: Read-only file system
I'm contemplating a complete reinstall.
I'll be leaving the machine on and look forward to seeing what can be
how can I get a list of files damaged on bad blocks after they
have been cleared with e2fsck?