Re: ext2 disk errors after install of Debian on Inspiron 8500
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- Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 14:12:21 +1000 (E. Australia Standard Time)
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Fixed the disk problem.
Botts with disk errors but now getting interrupt Aieee error
Found all the logs but nothing of interest that I could see
Will reformat Debian partitions and try agin
> Hi all,
> 1) Where are fsck logs kept ?
> 2) What do these Partition Magic errors mean
> a)Error 1221 Directory 913962 disconnected from directory hierarchy
> b)Error 1201 Ext2 superblock contains illegal information
> 3) Can I restart a 'bombed out' Debian install without reformatting etc
> ? 4) Are all the files downloaded during the network install all stored
> in var\cache\apt\archives ?
> I am an inexperienced Linux user. I have dabbled with various *nix
> distributions but never used it as my only O/S. I just got my shiny new
> Inspiron 8500 wth 80gb hard disk without floppy. Threw a PCMICA card in
> and did a network install of Woody
> Partitioned using Partition Magic
> hda0 (?) is a 30mb FAT partition for DELL utility stuff
> hda2 is a 20gb NTFS
> hda3 is a 30gb extended partiton with 2 logical NTFS partitions
> hda4 is a 24gb Ext2
> hda1 is a 2.2g swap partition
> I downloaded and burnt boot.iso onto a CD, booted to the CD abd the
> install process began. Woody had finished downloading all the files off
> the Internet nand was installing itself merrily (no errors) and then the
> ninstaller prompted/recommended I stop card manager services. I said
> Yes. Then got a kernel panic and the laptop rebooted.
> Every boot into Debian is now greeted with a warning/demand to run fsck
> manually or e2fsck. I do this but get messages about the fixes failing.
> Sorry I can't capture these messages (f.n.g newbie ....)
> LILO was installed and works fine, all the files seem to be in place but
> configuration of X didn't happen so I imagine a fair bit of
> configuration didn't occur..
> Thanks in advance.