[SATLUG] Authentication System Failure

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Fri Jul 3 13:53:52 CDT 2009


On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 1:51 PM, Alan Lesmerises<alesmerises at satx.rr.com> wrote:

> Switching to the CLI log-in (any one of them), I entered my log-in name (or
> root) and then I get 10 lines of this error:
>
>   /etc/initscript: /etc/initscript: Input/Output error
>
> followed by
>
>   INIT: Id "1" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes
>
> Waiting for 5 minutes does no good -- I get the same errors again.
>
> Does anyone know how to deal with something like this, short of forcing a
> hard reboot?

Al, that looks like filesystem corruption. I would reboot using a
rescue CD and use the fsck tools for your filesystem.


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