Just locked up a file system ... but not the system ...

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at hub.org
Thu Aug 12 08:42:07 PDT 2004


On Fri, 13 Aug 2004, Tod McQuillin wrote:

> On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>
>> I have a tech going down to reboot the machine, since I can't leave it down 
>> long ... is there something else that I should have looked at on this? 
>> Since there is no KVM/keyboard attached to this, and it wasn't booted with 
>> one in it, I don't have any way of getting to the DDB and trying to get a 
>> core :(
>
> Can't you use "reboot -d" for this?  or maybe "reboot -qd".
>
> Never tried it, but it seems like it makes sense in this situation.

Sounds like it would, but with the one file system being effectively 
wedged, I'm not sure if it would work ... I'll try it next time though, 
since the other alternative is a cold boot, which gives zip :(

Thanks ...

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