[ubuntu-uk] Big filesystem problem

Harry Rickards hrickards at l33tmyst.com
Tue May 5 20:23:42 BST 2009


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On 05/05/09 20:17, Kris Douglas wrote:
> Hello, I'm updating an Ubuntu machine to 8.10 and then 9, but during
> the update, update-manager crashed with an IOError (number 30) the
> filesystem became read only, the whole system is now read only, I
> can't create a folder anywhere, as root or as a normal user...
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
Try pressing Ctrl-Alt-F2 and logging in. Then type 'sudo remount -n -o
remount,rw /' and press enter. After this has finished press Ctrl-Alt-F7
and the disk should be read-write. Alternatively reboot.

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Many thanks
Harry Rickards (a.k.a l33tmyst)

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