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Re: emergency shutdown?

On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 11:49:41AM +0000, Simon R Tod wrote:
> If I just type 'rescue' at the boot prompt I get the slightly different
> error message 'Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 01:00', so
> this doesn't provide me with the chance to run fdisk, or anything else.
> But, I know that I've only got hda1 thru' 4 and I've tried all of them -
> thou' I know hda3 is Windows and hda4 is /home

The rescue disk should mount a root filesystem in RAM and not on the hard
drive as far as I know.

You might want to get tom's linux on a floppy:  http://www.toms.net/rb/


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