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Re: need FSCK help!



Claude Jones kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika maanantai, 2. 
lokakuuta 2006 19:53):
> I'm getting the following in my system log:
>
> Oct  2 12:43:53 tehogee smartd[2509]: Device: /dev/sda, 1
> Currently unreadable (pending) sectors
> Oct  2 12:43:53 tehogee smartd[2509]: Device: /dev/sda, 1
> Offline uncorrectable sectors
>
> How can /dev/sda be "Offline" since this is the machine I'm
> typing this message on???

The disk isn't offline, this refers to S.M.A.R.T off-line testing 
(testing in background when the disk is idle). See "man 
smartctl".

> Is FSCK the right tool for this?

No. Fsck is for correcting logical errors in the filesystem, this 
is a hardware problem in the disk drive. Back up all data and 
replace the drive.

-- 
 Markku Kolkka
 markku kolkka iki fi


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