Re: fsck hangs my machine unpredictably
On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 11:03:40PM +0100, Rob Dupuis wrote:
> Yeah, I thought that was probably the case. Is there any way I can boot the
> machine and skip fsck running automatically, try to mount the drive and
> salvage some of the data to another drive? (I should point out my system
> drive is fine so I can boot OK if I unplug the defective drive, its my 180G
> data drive thats screwed.)
Sure. Edit /etc/fstab and add the keyword noauto to the entry for
the suspect drive.
You can of course check man fstab for more details.
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