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Re: Recovering from an XFS crash

To: Glow Nair <zanchu_glow@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Recovering from an XFS crash
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: 04 Mar 2002 16:40:07 -0600
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Mon, 2002-03-04 at 16:15, Glow Nair wrote:
> HELP..
> I would appreciate any help/hints etc. that I can
> get from SGI.. I've generally been very happy with
> SGI XFS 1.02
> I made emergency boot disks.. however when my 
> disk crashed, it wont boot using the rescue
> disk
> Can you help ?

The installer should warn you, but it doesn't... the XFS kernel is often
too big to fit on a boot floppy. :(

Try booting from the 1.0.2 CD with "linux rescue" at the boot prompt.


Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.

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