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Re: Gparted error report




On Tue, Jan 01, 2019 at 11:20:19AM -0600, Richard Owlett wrote:
> On 01/01/2019 08:03 AM, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:

[...]

> >To a first approximation:
> >
> >   tomas@trotzki:~$ cat /etc/debian_version
> >   9.6

[...]

> My system reports 9.1 {as I thought it was}
> It was initially installed from a purchased DVD 1.
> My sources list now has a line
> "deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ stretch main contrib".
> The only packages I've added have been from that repository.

Seems the first approximation is Good Enough, then.

[...]

> >>>Possibly non-existent device?
> >>>e2fsck 1.43.4 (31-Jan-2017)
> >>>e2fsck: No such file or directory while trying to open /dev/sdc1
> >>
> >>It is obviously *NOT* a "non-existent device" as it is readable on
> >>another machine.
> 
> Actually it is also readable on this machine.

[...]

> I just reran. Everything worked. Murphy did not take a holiday ;<

OK. So perhaps your USB bus fainted for a short while. Still I
hope you understood that going by the /dev/sdX names involves
"some" risk.

Cheers
-- tomás

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