Subject: Re: RQube2 stuck on fsck
To: Brian <>
From: Glyn Astill <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 08/06/2007 16:55:55
I think the messages are coming through out of order, one of my first
messages appeared last on the list.

My laptop only has usb, but I've got a usb adapter that should work.

--- Brian <> wrote:

> On Aug 6, 2007, at 9:44 AM, Glyn Astill wrote:
> > Well it's crashed before and fsck has only taken about 30 minutes
> > max.
> >
> > Left it on all last night and it was still stuck on fsck this
> > morning. Thats a good 8 hours, and I couldn't hear any disk
> activity.
> For some reason the posts are coming up out of order for me, but  
> someone said likely fsck is at a prompt waiting for help;  fsck
> will  
> ask for operator intervention if there are certain problems found-
> or  
> it exits and says "rerun me with "these" options please".  It's not
> the end of the world but you do need to tell it what to do else it 
> will happily sit forever.
> You do need a null modem cable and then just hyperterm on the PC;
> for  
> a Mac laptop it works best to buy a keyspan usb-serial adapter and
> to  
> put a null modem adapter onto that.
> Brian

Glyn Astill

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