A Curious Problem (seemingly resolved, thankfully, but still.....)
nathan.bahn at gmail.com
Wed Nov 24 02:33:03 UTC 2010
On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 8:41 PM, ms <devicerandom at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23/11/10 20:59, Nathan Bahn wrote:
> > Has anyone ever encountered an issue wherein all (and I do mean ALL) of
> > changes made within a partition disappeared -- or were reverted -- when
> > machine rebooted?
> > My machine is set up to dual-boot Ubuntu 10.10 and openSUSE 11.3 with a
> > partition holding the files from another hard drive that was crapping
> > The 1st hint of a problem that arose after the rebooting was that the
> > torrent files (not the actual files that were downloaded -- those I have
> > stored in the 3rd partition) had disappeared from the Transmission
> > Then I noticed that the sound was gone! (And by the way, I wish to
> > my gratitude to Basil Chupin; I was able to remember just enough of his
> > instructions to get ALSA working properly again -- exactly why PulseAudio
> > interferes with ALSA is something I simply do NOT understand!) So now I'm
> > slowly restoring the settings (Next job: Restoring all of the fonts that
> > were erased from OOo.) but would like to be able to avoid this problem
> > recurring; hence my question.
> Was the partition mounted?
> Sounds like you wrote etc. in the *mount point* directory without having
> actually mounted the partition.
> Try to unmount the partition and check if in the mount point there are
> some unexpected files :)
> Massimo Sandal, Ph.D.
I realize that this must be a silly question, but where is the mount point
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