[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.

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