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Decoder File System repair

Last Updated: Jan 31, 2017 03:42PM PST
Article: 4.00-kdb-0005 

Repair disk when Decoder is powered off incorrectly.  Discovered by connecting directly to Decoder with keyboard/monitor.  Look for “mount of file system failedâ€� or similar when viewing boot cycle.

Symptoms: Decoder not discoverable or functioning.

Hardware Affected: DC400, DC400-2

 Description of the Process 

  Obtain direct access to Decoder (keyboard/monitor) 

 Power on Decoder 

 Wait for prompt 

 enter the following to run a disk check/repair 


fsck -yC /dev/sda1 

  Wait for disk check/repair to complete 

 It may be necessary to force a restart (at prompt, type: reboot and then hit enter) 

 Upon restart, Decoder should be functioning properly and discoverable. 

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