Re: disaster analysis and recovery
Seth Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>What was your partitioning scheme on this computer?
It's a 3 Gb IDE drive with roughly:
1 Gb /
2 Gb /data
and also a swap partition.
>Did you have everything on one partition or were there multiple
The OS is on /
/data has my http and rtsp files.
>if its all one big partition I'm going to ask a few dumb questions:
>Did you fsck the drive?
No, I'm still in X Windows. I just finished reading my xconsole
Because Apache is still running, I'm going to reconnect my w98 box and
transfer via http /etc and /home (which have changed a bit since their
last backup) as well as /var (logs and mail) and parts of /data which
aren't mirrored on the w98 box.
>Did you get A LOT of errors?
>Did you get a lot of files in lost+found.
df seems to report the same Used/Capacity figures for the /
partition -- as if the /usr files were still there. Don't know what
this might mean....
I don't have access to "man", so here's some dumb fsck questions:
Do I have to exit X Windows to run it?
What command do I use:
Thanks for any more help!