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Re: Swapping Drives - Sanity Check




On Fri 22 Feb 2019 at 14:20:05 (-0500), Michael Stone wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 11:36:28AM -0500, Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
> > Before disconnection the power to the drives, I edited out their
> > lines in fstab. I disconnecting the power to sdb and sdc and
> > started the computer.  It booted for a few lines until it
> > encountered the line starting with 'start job fgfor device disk by
> > . . .' (at least that what i jotted down). then t\iot Then it
> > through the three HD's, two of which had the power unplugged) for
> > 1 minute and 30 seconds and then went on to tell me that I could
> > log on as root or ctrl-D to continue.  Ctrl-D didn't work so I
> > logged oh as root
> 
> It sounds like you didn't actually comment them out of fstab.

Well, that should be easy to check: reconnect the drives and boot
up the system "as normal". And while it's up, I would seriously
look at those mount point names; I agree, they are awful.
Create some nice new ones to use with your future disk(s).

Cheers,
David.