[CentOS] Emergency rescue help needed

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 30 10:22:42 UTC 2009


On Friday 30 January 2009 09:32:27 Sorin Srbu wrote:
> >-----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.
>
The APC unit has had more to handle lately than you should reasonably expect.  
It wasn't getting chance to recharge before the next incident.  I'm not 
blaming it.

Anne
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