RE: Hurd stopped working :(
On Tue, 21 Sep 1999, Brent Fulgham wrote:
> > I upgraded to the new packages on the debian mirrors (from
> > sep 07?). After upgrading and rebooting, everything worked
> > nice, but from the second boot onwards, the boot process
> > freezes right after the partition check. How do I tinker
> > with my Hurd files to fix this problem?
> I experienced the same problem. In my case, it seems to be
> due to a slowly failing disk drive. I would recommend booting
> to a Linux rescue disk, running `fsck -c -f` on the root
> partition (Hurd) and repair any problems.
> This should allow you to boot.
> How old is your disk drive?..... :-\
Thanks for the advice; The drive is pretty old, and fsck -c -f indeed
revealed a bunch of errors that were fixed. However, the Hurd still won't
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