After reboot of workstation i lose all files

Rainer Peter Feller rainer at
Thu Feb 19 01:59:15 PST 2004

On Thu, 19 Feb 2004, Barry Sharpe wrote:

> It has happend twice, the first time i thought it was something i had done.
> I rebooted the workstation this morning signed back in to Red hat 9 and all
> files in my LFS partition have dissapeared. I would not mind but i was on page 178 of the LFS 5.0 build. Before i actually finished the project and then rebooted and lost all files on the LFS partition only. The host remains stable.
> This has been my third attempt at the LFS build and i am now feeling quiet low
> Follows are my exact steps:
> after clean shutdown i log into KDE and open a terminal window
> su - root
> cd /mnt/lfs
> [root at LINUXPC lfs]#ls -la
> total 8
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root        4096 Feb 16 13:01.
> drwxr-xr-x 5 root        4096 Feb 16 13:01..
> thats all i get, i am not sure how to troubleshoot this problem, i am going to have to find out before i attempt another build.
> Barry

you *ahem* didn't ... forgot to mount your /mnt/lfs?

CUH Rainer Peter Feller

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