From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Wed 27 Jun 2001 - 10:56:29 IST
On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 09:46:00AM +0000, Brian G mentioned:
> His problem is that after it crashed a number of days ago, on boot up
> there is an error on his HDD, and fsck is forced to run, however after
> about a minute it comes back with an error saying there is a problem on
> dev/hda3 and to run fsck disk manually without the -a and -p options.
> Problem is how can i he fsck disk with no keyboard? There are serial
> ports and usb ports if these help at all.
He'll have to plug in a keyboard.
You can setup LILO to use a serial port as a console, and then you can
use terminal server software to get into that serial port from another
machine. But, that won't help you now. You have to get a keyboard...
-- When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command: to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. " -- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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