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Old 07-31-2011, 01:46 PM
Jordon Bedwell
 
Default Need Help - system crash

On 31/07/11 07:20, ANDY wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 6:12 AM, Jordon Bedwell <jordon@envygeeks.com
> <mailto:jordon@envygeeks.com>> wrote:
>
>
> That said, you only need a single LiveCD to tackle most filesystems,
>
>
> Fair enough.
>
> Maybe what I should have asked instead is, what is everyone's favorite
> LiveCD/USB tool kit for Windows and Linux?
>
> I've honestly never had to repair a Mac before -- but times are changing.

I use a custom Ubuntu liveCD for both.


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Old 07-31-2011, 10:24 PM
NoOp
 
Default Need Help - system crash

On 07/29/2011 08:58 PM, ANDY wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 4:39 PM, NoOp <glgxg@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
>> Maybe a back superblock? You could try e2fsck -b[1], or with gparted on
>> 10.04, right click the partion & select 'Check'. If those don't work,
>> then I'd head for testdisk & photorec:
>>
>> http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
>>
>
> I went with a gparted check and it found 6 orphaned nodes to nuke; ran it
> again and it appeared clean. Mounted from 10.04 LiveCD and booted from 9.10
> native, no problem -- so far.
>
> Downloaded TestDisk anyway and will run checks. Still nervous because
> CapsLock and ScrollLock indicators were blinking together during the initial
> system crash, and they started doing so again during a LiveCD failed boot...
>
> Gparted didn't mention recovering a superblock/journal, but that somehow
> seems likely.

Glad it worked. So we can tag this as 'Resolved' then?



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Old 07-31-2011, 10:46 PM
Jonesy
 
Default Need Help - system crash

On Sun, 31 Jul 2011 15:24:40 -0700, NoOp wrote:
>>
>> ........... Still nervous because
>> CapsLock and ScrollLock indicators were blinking together during the initial
>> system crash, and they started doing so again during a LiveCD failed boot...

A kernel panic, I believe.

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