Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 622304
No way to repair or examine overlay
Last modified: 2016-09-19 22:41:01 EDT
Description of problem:
I have a Live USB I created with the liveusb-creator. It worked great until one day when I went to boot, /home was not mounted. I'm fairly certain the problem must be that the overlay has somehow become corrupt. Perhaps because of an improper shutdown or such. However, I can find no tools to examine the overlay to confirm that is the case. I can find no tools to mount the overlay manually to check it out. I can find no repair tools. Come to it, I can't even find a description of what the format of an overlay is.
I really like the liveusb, but without at least some sort of repair or recovery tool it seems like a very dangerous thing to use.
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