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Month: April 2019

Linux Recovery: Cannot SSH to Linux VM due to FSTAB errors.

Problem: There are a few cases where a VM might stop booting up properly if the syntax in /etc/fstab is incorrect or if a data disk is missing (not attached to the VM) as well as other reasons. Traditionally in Linux you can mount a scsi device by using the following format in fstab: /dev/sdc1 /data ext4 defaults 0 0 However in cloud environments there is no way to guarantee the same scsi ID every […]