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Re: file problems

On Mon, 2007-02-26 at 10:18 -0300, Martin Marques wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Feb 2007, Martin wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-02-26 at 09:44 -0300, Martin Marques wrote:
> > <snip>
> >> Looks like a file corruption, but how can I force a file check on debian
> >> sparc. For some reason I can't get to the silo menu, and even if I do, how
> >> do I pass parameters to the kernel so it starts ro?
> > Boot from an install/rescue CD and fsck the partition from there.  It
> > sounds like very serious disk unhappiness.  It might be worth dd'ing a
> > copy of the disk somewhere safe before you start so if it all goes wrong
> > you can at least get back to square one.
> The problem is that this is a sarge instalation, and the sarge CD don't 
> boot in rescue mode. :-(
1. It doesn't have to be the 'official' rescue mode, as long as you can
get a shell and you have fsck you should be able to do it.
2. You don't have to use the same version of the install CD as the OS.
Why not try one of the new ones?

 - Martin

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