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post Jul 3 2004, 01:03 PM
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I'm a beginner user of Linux fedora Core 1. While mounting my vfat partitions, my file system got some mistakes. Now, I can no longer boot my system. System asks me to maintain my file system by a command. The pb is that forget command line. It seems like scandisk or checkdisk or ... ??
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post Jul 3 2004, 02:12 PM
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First of all boot in to single user mode and disable automounting of Vfat file systems...For that open file "/etc/fstab" and remove the lines that point to Vfat file systems...
After that you should be able to boot in to properly...But one more doubt i have is..If your Vfat paritions are screwed then still your linux system should boot coz..you can't host any Linux system file on a Vfat parition...Thus i come to conclusion that...actually your ext3 partitions are screwed..and for that enter in to single user mode and do a fsck on your file system

And now it should work... biggrin.gif


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