[web-team] READ ONLY filesystem!
star at betelgeuse.starshine.org
Mon Oct 22 00:30:01 PDT 2001
> On Sun, Oct 21, 2001 at 11:50:59PM -0700, Heather wrote:
> > It so happens I have a "canary" process which does something fairly
> > inocuous as a cron job everyday....
> > But it never fails, when I go out of town for a weekend a disaster has
> > to happen with something :( The filesystem that houses home directories
> > has gone read-only on us.
> > Would someone who is a bit more familiar than me with the normal heartbeat
> > of the machine PLEASE take a look at what is on its mind before it decides
> > that anything worse is happening?
> > I can as usual, be paged...
> svlug.org had some filesystem problems on friday night.
Ahh. Might have been worthwhile to post a note to the team about it, at least
so we could avoid doing any tweaks that might be lost, while you were making
Although I suppose RO should stop -that- ;P
> I did some emergency work on it and brought it back up with init=/bin/bash
> from a secondary backup root partition (the main one is mostly hosed).
> I got the web server and mailman/exim to work, but the machine isn't even
> close to being in a normal state.
> I'm planning on looking at it more closely tomorrow and restoring the root
> filesystem from backup.
Thanks. I look forward to the canary's silence...
. | . Heather Stern
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