8.10 Rescue Mode
alex.katebi at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 17:25:39 UTC 2008
I was able to do the following steps in live-cd boot succesfully:
sudo mkdir /mnt/sysimage
sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/sysimage
I did not try to do 'chroot /mnt/sysimage' since I was able to do my repairs
without changing the root directory.
On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 12:09 PM, Alex Katebi <alex.katebi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 11:41 AM, Charlie Kravetz <
> cjk at teamcharliesangels.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, 28 Dec 2008 11:32:38 -0500
>> "Alex Katebi" <alex.katebi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I am a transferee from Fedora and so far I am loving Ubuntu. I have a
>> > big problem. I don't know how to get into the rescue mode. Yes I read
>> > the docs but they are for 8.04 and they don't help much. "At boot
>> > prompt type rescue then Enter" does not apply to 8.10 desktop. There
>> > is not boot prompt. F6 and kernel arguments did not care for rescue
>> > keyword. Can someone please help me before I go back to Fedora 10.
>> > Thanks,
>> > -Alex
>> You did not say, but I guess you are using the 8.10 desktop cd
>> (LiveCD)? If you hit F1, then hilight F4 and hit enter, it tells you
>> "there is no dedicated rescue mode on this cd, but you can use this
>> live cd to rescue the broken system".
> I did see that and booted into the live cd. However I need to chroot to my
> install and did not know where my install is mounted. I guess I need to
> mount my install then chroot to it. But does the live cd make my install
> visible for mounting? What is the exact steps when in livecd if you know?
>> Also, if you get a GRUB loading.... message on the install, hit ESC and
>> then use recovery mode option to try to fix your system.
> I don't see GRUB load message since this is a vmware install not a dual
>> Good luck,
>> Charlie Kravetz
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