[svlug] hard drive errors and now lost files with ext3fs
steffl at bigfoot.com
Tue Mar 26 13:58:34 PST 2002
Daevid Vincent wrote:
> i came home today to see that my (fairly stock) RH7.2 box was only
> responding to pings and nothing else.
> i rebooted and it made me fsck manually. i typed 'y' to all the prompts for
> whacky inodes and stuff.
> it "fixed" or "cleared" a lot of stuff and then rebooted and worked
I have no experience with ext3 but from what I know it should never do
this, even though it might depend on settings, IIRC it can be set for
different level of journaling (data, metadata etc.)
try to check how exactly it is set up. Also check the syslog for any
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