I have a sw raid10 setup like: /dev/sdX > partition /dev/sdX1 > raid md0 > lvm > fs. I'm an idiot, and wrote 4gb of 0s to /dev/md0 with dd dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/md0 bs=4k count=1000000 ...
The situation: I have ubuntu server. After installing openvz I had to reboot it, but it never started. I was able to boot it in recovery mode, I mounted back partitions, backed up files. I was ...
On a system I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. My raid-1 restore started out fast but quickly became ridiculously slow (at this rate the restore will take 150 days!): dimmer@paimon:~$ cat /proc/mdstat ...
I just ran (not on purpose!) rm -rf /bin. I've booted down the computer and am using Finnix to try to recover from it. I have succeeded in mounting the drive, and confirmed that, yes, the entire /bin ...
I need help choosing a backup solution for a server from amongst the tools that I've read about recently (rsnapshot, amanda, clonezilla, rsync, dd, duplicity, bacula...). The setup:  One disk ...
I've been running a Buffalo Linkstation LS-WXL/R1 in RAID1 for a few weeks. Two nights ago we had a brief power outage. Yesterday when I tried to mount the disk it couldn't be found. I logged in to ...
I have mistakenly deleted a file via while connected ssh . How i can recover that file or, if ubuntu has something like trash bin or so ?
We are running Ubuntu server on VPS. Some files were removed accidentally by placing unnecessary space this command: rm -r /usr/local <directory to be deleted> I know, that in most cases this ...