Monthly Archives: June 2009

How to recover an ext3 volume with an unreadable journal

Last Wednesday I came to work to find my workstation had died overnight — and upon reboot, it failed to mount or fsck the root partition.  Unfortunately it seems my disk has seen enough service and was having failed reads: … Continue reading

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Gnome terminal 2.26 annoyingly protects running child processes?

Has anyone else been as annoyed as I am about this dialog?  Every time I close a terminal which has a running child process, rather than the terminal closing and the child process(es) getting killed, gnome-terminal tries to protect: I’m … Continue reading

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