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Re: FSCK Maintenance - no root password



I know this is a silly question, but is the md driver loaded and are the md
services running?
Chet

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 9:15 AM, Barry Brimer <lists brimer org> wrote:

> I don't use software RAID, but I would probably want to do this in rescue
> mode off of disc 1.  What RAID level are you using?
>
>
> On Mon, 13 Oct 2008, Jason Brown wrote:
>
>  When I tried booting it into single user mode the server would still go to
>> maintenance mode.  I was able to get at it another way by  passing
>> "init=/bin/bash" which got me to a command prompt.  Then remounted the
>> drive
>> with rw since it was in ro mode, and then changed the password.  Now I
>> have
>> it in maintenance mode again, I just need to figure out how to do an fsck
>> on
>> a raid system.  When I try fsck /dev/md0 I got a bad super block error and
>> to run e2fsck -b 8192 which gives me the same error message.
>> Any ideas would be appreciated.
>> Thanks.
>>
>> On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 10:57 PM, Barry Brimer <lists brimer org> wrote:
>>
>>  My file server locked up and I had to reboot it, when it came up its
>>> stuck
>>>
>>>> in the FSCK maintenance.  Is there a way that I can run this without a
>>>> root
>>>> password or reset the password?  The file system is an ext3 in a raid 5
>>>> configuration.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> I would be very cautious about interrupting an fsck.  If you reboot your
>>> machine and press a key to bring up the grub menu, then type 'e' to edit
>>> that kernel entry, move to the kernel line, hit 'a' to append .. place an
>>> 's' at the end of the line and hit enter and then 'b' to boot you will
>>> boot
>>> without the root password into single user mode.
>>>
>>> Barry
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