[wellylug] ipcop problems

Tim Nicholas tim at nicholas.net.nz
Mon May 24 15:54:07 NZST 2004


On 23/05/04 20:15, Jamie Dobbs wrote:
> Can anyone tell me how I can boot into single user with Smoothwall 
> Express? I don't have a lilo prompt or anything to type any commands to 
> enter single user in to.
> 

Lilo might give you a prompt if you hold down Shift. Depends if it's 
been disabled or not.

Tim

> Rob Stockley wrote:
> 
>> On Sunday 23 May 2004 17:52, Jamie Dobbs wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> It's looking more and more like a disk problem to me - the machine has
>>> currently frozen (although I can still surf the net) and the disk is
>>> sitting there emitting a 'tick' every 20-30 seconds.
>>>   
>>
>>
>> Might be time to boot as single user and do
>>
>> fsck -c /dev/hda1
>> for each partition. Force the bad blocks scan. Fixed a failing disk I 
>> had giving me grief. Has worked well since, albeit, with slightly less 
>> capacity.
>>
>> Rob
>>
>>
>>  
>>
> 
> 


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