Subject: Re: device not mounted
From: Phil Kirschner (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Apr 19 2000 - 23:13:43 MDT
No, I did not restart the system come to think of it, but I don't remember
doing that before on my working drive. Anyway, I will tone down the swap
space. The old 128MB limit is gone though, isn't it?
"Today's CS lecture will be conducted entirely through the medium of interpretive dance." -Something I've always wanted to hear but never will.
> From: Ed Jaeger <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Reply-To: email@example.com > Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2000 21:56:45 -0700 > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: device not mounted > > After you use pdisk you have to quit the installer, reboot the system, > restart the installer, and skip partitioning for the partition table to > be written correctly. Did you do this? Also, do you _really_ want 1GB > of swap psace? > > Phil Kirschner wrote: >> >> Hey all. I just tried to install CS1.2 on a 4 gig drive, and I wanted (for >> the first time ever) to actually partition up the drive. This caused >> problems, and I am watching it install now, but I had to get rid of all the >> partitions I made. I wanted to have (in this order): >> >> / -- 500MB >> /swap -- 1GB >> /usr -- 1GB >> /home -- 1300MB >> /var -- 500MB >> >> It let me do everything in pdisk, then I assigned the mountpoints. When it >> went to start installing everything though, it said there was a mount point >> error, and that the device was not configured. >> >> Now that I just did an install onto that same drive, using only a / and >> /swap partition, I thought it would work. (I also left 2 GB untouched on >> the drive this time.) When I just tried to boot into Linux, I get these >> errors: >> >> attempt to access beyone end of device >> 08:05: rw=0, want=3883031, limit=2097152 >> dev 08:05 blksize1024 blocknr=3883030 sector=7766060 size=1024 count=1 >> EXT-fs error (device(8,5)): ext2_read_inode: unable to read inode block - >> inode=970753, block=3993030 >> . >> . >> . >> Activating swap partitions swapon: /dev/sda6: Invalid argument [FAILED] >> . >> . >> Checking root filesystem >> /dev/sda5: The filesystem size (according to superblock) is 4462143 blocks >> The physical size of the device is 2097152 blocks >> Either the superblock or the partition is likely to be corrupt! >> . >> . >> /dev/sda5: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck MANUALLY. >> >> Get the point? Does this mean I have a bad drive? Did I mess up something >> in pdisk? >> >> HELP ME! I WANT TO GET THIS INSTALL WORKING! >> >> -Phil >> >> -- >> >> A lecture is a process where information is passed from the notebook of the >> lecturer to the notebook of the student without necessarily passing through >> the minds of either. > > -- > --- > Ed Jaeger > > "A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams." > > -- John Barrymore
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