How do I mount the filesystem (disk partition) using the filesystem label on the ext3/ext4 file system located on USB disk or hard disk under Linux operating systems?
‘ve installed an usb image on Pen drive along with MBR. Now, I need to use this USB pen for other purpose. Is there a way in Linux to delete the mbr (just like dos fdisk /mbr
Recently, I’ve added another 73GB SAS disk to my Linux server after the installation. I’ve 30GB empty partition on old hard disk. How do I convert old /dev/sda3 and new /dev/sdb1 (both 30GB) into RAID 1 to improve NFS server speed and reliability?
How do I read (mount and access files) ext3 / ext4 external hard disk partition under Mac OS X?
Q. I’m using Debian Linux and CentOS operating system. My question is what do I do if my server refused to boot? How do I troubleshoot the problem?
A. Usually most Linux distribution provides rescue mode. It allows to access to disk partition and you are allowed to solve the problem.
To use the rescue mode of the install CD, follow these steps:
a) Boot from 1st CD / DVD media
b) Enter rescue at the prompt. (use ‘dd rescue‘ if you need to load the SCSI driver)
c) You will get at a shell prompt. Now you can reinstall boot loader or check disk for errors and so on.
Please note that Linux distributions such as Mandriva or Ubuntu Linux offers menu based troubleshooting options. See our previous articles for detailed instructions:
How do I find out my installed hard disk size in Linux or UNIX like operating systems?
ow do I format Linux file system? Can you tell me command names to format and create a Linux file system?