On 09/07/2011 11:16 AM, tr1v3t wrote:
> Possibly the wrong forum but…
> This morning my suse 11.3 box locked up (firefox locked, the WM and
> worked ok but couldn’t start any processes, I switch to text console
> but got
> “INIT cannot execute mingetty” on login and “INIT cannot execute
> shutdown” on
> alt-cntl-del). I performed a hard reset. On reboot the disks were
> with “filesystems have not been checked for>60 days” and reboot
> appeared to
> proceed as normal.
> However, the filesystems (ext4 / and ext3 /home) have both been wound
> back 64
> days leading to major data loss. I am at a loss to diagnose since
> /var/log/messages ends on 4/7/11 and restarts today on 7/9/11. Every
> file since shutdown in July and the 2nd reboot today is missing. I have
> for critical data files but recovering the filesystems is a much more
> attractive idea if possible.
> Urgent help on fixing the filesystems and diagnosing the problem
suggest you not mount any of those disks as anything other than read
only until you have recovery plan…(not saying recovery is possible,
but writing to the disks might forever remove all possibility)
doubt i can help, but have a few questions that might be helpful:
-did the machine run continuously from the 4th of July until today’s
-have updates been applied as they came…was there one yesterday?
-are you using RAID, what kind?
-file system full?
-how old are the disks?
-are you running S.M.A.R.T. against those disks?
-what desktop environment are you using
-is this a desktop workstation machine, a back office server, or what?
age of the hardware?
-what is the date of your last data backup?
-please show us the terminal output from
sudo /sbin/fdisk -l <give root pass when asked
zypper lr -d
copy/paste the output back to this thread using the instructions here:
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