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[EOL/EOE] STRM rescue boot



Article ID: KB17901 KB Last Updated: 04 Jan 2021Version: 2.0
Note: A product listed in this article has either reached hardware End of Life (EOL) OR software End of Engineering (EOE).  Refer to End of Life Products & Milestones for the EOL, EOE, and End of Support (EOS) dates.

How to boot STRM in Rescue mode in an attempt to recover data or repair the file system.
  • The STRM does not boot correctly due to corrupt boot information
  • Need to access the /store partition to recover data or attempt to repair the file system
Note: This procedure requires the STRM Recovery USB stick that shipped with your unit.
  1. Insert the USB stick and reboot the system
  2. At the prompt type " install rescue "   (Note: typing only "install" reverts the system to factory defaults.
  3. When prompted configure networking if needed.
  4. Choose to skip attempting to mount installations.
  5. Perform maintenance operations.
    • Attempt to access /store by entering the following:
      • mkdir /mnt/store
      • mount /dev/sda8 /mnt/store
    • Run file system checks on the partitions
  6. Type "exit" to reboot the system
Modification History:
2020-01-04: Archived. This is related to STRM boot to recover the data.
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