System broke, Target sbin/init not found
donn.ingle at gmail.com
Sat Feb 24 20:14:09 UTC 2007
> fsck comes clean.
> fdisk -l shows the partition fine.
> For some reason I can't mount it from the live CD anymore, it says bad
> superblock, missing code page or other error.
> I replaced the superblock with a backup, it found (and I let it fix)
> about 2 dozen errors but still no go.
> I can see everything with the windows ext2 driver.
> Windows also has no trouble with the fat32 partition or it's own NTFS
I don't know much about these things, but from a cursory reading I would
venture to say that there is a chance the hard drive is bad. Perhaps the
sectors where the init files lives is damaged and while you can copy the file
there, it immediately corrupts. Perhaps Windont is seeing it "fine" because
it does not need to open those files in any way.
In a nutshell, a drive that has some bad sectors bang in the wrong place for
Just a guess.
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