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Bug 10911 - Rescue Mode from CD: fsck.ext2 bug
Rescue Mode from CD: fsck.ext2 bug
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: e2fsprogs (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-04-19 05:37 EDT by kb9moe
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-25 20:24:01 EDT
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Description kb9moe 2000-04-19 05:37:58 EDT
If you boot from to CD in Rescue mode and need to run fsck.ext2
You can not pick a /dev/hda? or /tmp/hda? with out mounting it first.
Can this be changed?
Comment 1 Richard Rager 2000-05-25 20:24:59 EDT
I have been working with the new kernel 2.4.0-test1

If Redhat could use the new devfs this will not be a problem any more.

Note: please do..


Richard Rager
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2000-08-09 14:02:46 EDT
In rescue mode, you will have to create the devices needed for fsck to access
the partitions.
I believe that mknod is available if you wish to create the devices without
doing a mount.

A 2.4 kernel will be available at the appropriate time, almost certainly with
devfs included.

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