FC3 + Updated Kernel (2.6.12-1.1372) + Lost /etc/mtab

Trevor "TeC" Christian trevor at bouyon.dalive.com
Tue May 23 15:53:46 UTC 2006

Trevor "TeC" Christian wrote:
> Good day:
> I just used yum to upgrade my kernel on my FC3 box and on shutdown and 
> reboot, began getting errors indicating and input/output error with 
> /etc/mtab.
> When entering the directory this file from ls looks like a link that's 
> lost it's link - if you get what I'm saying... I flashes and is points 
> to nothing.  The file size, owner and permission sections of the ls -l 
> output all appear as question marks.
> What happened?  How should this be fixed?
> Thanx
Looking back at root mail, it seems this error may have been showing up 
from early Sunday morning - after a power failure, shutdown and reboot - 
during a cron attempt to update the slocate database.

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