[Rack] something wrong with minotaur - read-only file system
ben at nerp.net
Sat Feb 2 00:45:41 UTC 2013
I have a new server setup we can use. I may also have an extra ssd to replace SDB.
Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
>On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 4:27 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>> i can't even run fdisk to see the physical size of the drive.
>> root at minotaur:/home/jake# fdisk /dev/sda
>> bash: /sbin/fdisk: Input/output error
>It's sdb that's failing.
>> but assuming we can find a nice hard drive to replace the one in
>> can we just copy the failing drive?
>If we're very lucky, but I would guess not.
>I think minotaur is a good box for low-CPU but critical tasks like door
>> opening and RFID alerting.
>I think so too, and I'm glad it exists, but it's also become a bit of a
>dumping ground for new projects that people want to talk to over the
>I'd much rather start offloading what we can onto raspberry pis, or
>Minotaur being down also breaks in-space DNS, methinks.
>Maybe I should hack up a backup resolver on pony and re-point DHCP?
>not the most reliable host either these days, with the UPS.
>> On Fri, 1 Feb 2013, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
>> And... Minotaur's disk dies.
>>> I think we're way overloading this box that was intended as an
>>> access host. :p
>>> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 4:18 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>>> *** System restart required ***
>>> Last login: Thu Jan 31 22:56:43 2013 from awesome.local
>>> jake at minotaur:~$ touch sdfkj
>>> touch: cannot touch `sdfkj': Read-only file system
>>> jake at minotaur:~$ mount
>>> /dev/mapper/minotaur-root on / type ext4
>>> proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
>>> sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
>>> none on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw)
>>> none on /sys/kernel/debug type debugfs (rw)
>>> none on /sys/kernel/security type securityfs (rw)
>>> udev on /dev type devtmpfs (rw,mode=0755)
>>> devpts on /dev/pts type devpts
>>> tmpfs on /run type tmpfs
>>> none on /run/lock type tmpfs
>>> none on /run/shm type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev)
>>> /dev/sdb1 on /boot type ext2 (rw)
>>> /dev/mapper/minotaur-home on /home type ext4 (rw)
>>> rpc_pipefs on /run/rpc_pipefs type rpc_pipefs (rw)
>>> nfsd on /proc/fs/nfsd type nfsd (rw)
>>> mount: warning: /etc/mtab is not writable (e.g. read-only
>>> It's possible that information reported by mount(8) is
>>> up to date. For actual information about system mount
>>> check the /proc/mounts file.
>>> jake at minotaur:~$
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