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Re: Ubuntu Ibex on single SATA Seagate disk, ext3

On Thu, 12 Mar 2009, James McKain [Gmail] wrote:
> I'm having a strange problem I've never seen before.  Sometimes my system
> crashes

What's wrong with this system that it sometimes just "crashes"?

>, and upon restart I am missing *at least* a handful of files.  They
> are completely gone and untraceable.  At first I forced fsck on reboot, and
> that helped recover some of them, but the problem continues.

Anything related in the logs, does fsck report anything during bootup?

> My system just crashed today, and now that I'm back up and running there is
> one file in particular that is completely gone.  I haven't touched this file
> in months, and it just up and disappeared.

Did anything show up in /lost+found?

> I checked with Seagate to see if my drive was part of the recall, it's not.

Speaking of drive errors: did you test your drive, can you read from the 
beginning to the end of it without any errors?

If you want to contact Bruce Schneier, just type his name into your shell

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