[CentOS] Emergency rescue help needed

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Fri Jan 30 09:32:27 UTC 2009


>-----Original Message-----
>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of
>Scott Silva
>Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2009 5:37 PM
>To: centos at centos.org
>Subject: Re: [CentOS] Emergency rescue help needed
>
>If you had many power failures, the filesystem might just be severely trashed.
>Journals and files out of sync, etc... If a good fsck didn't fix it, you might
>just be in for a wipe-reinstall, or many hours of finding and fixing corrupted
>files.. [...]

A UPS hasn't previously been mentioned AFAICT, or possibly I missed it... You do 
have one connected, don't you?

The controlled shutdown a UPS usually offers at power/brownouts, is a really 
good solution IMHO.

/Sorin

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