I lost My "/home"

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Sun Sep 23 14:12:15 UTC 2007

Joel Bryan Juliano wrote:

> On 9/22/07, Suhendri <demang at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All..
>>  My Desktop was ubuntu-edgy installed. I've splitted my harddisk to 3
>> partitions, as /, /home and swap file.
>>  Since yesterday morning i cannot logging in to my desktop.. The system
>> looks normal from startup to logon screen appear.
>> but when i changed directory to /home, that folder empty.. I shocked..
>> cause all of my files and the others users on that folder...
> I suspect that your partition is broken in some way (static
> electricity damage?), try logging in under single user mode or use a
> LiveCD, and fix your partition using e2fsck.

Or simply not mounted.  Though the error on /etc/mtab is not good.  What
does "sudo mount" say?

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