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Bad File Descriptor Error in Linux
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By: Allen Sood
Jul. 30, 2009 04:30 AM
In a Linux system, files, blocks, directories, sockets and other items are referred by corresponding file descriptors. If your system is reporting errors that the file descriptor is bad, one of possible causes is that file system is corrupt and thus, you require restoring from backup. But if backup is not valid enough to restore complete information, you need to use advanced Linux Data Recovery applications.
As an instance, you might encounter the below error message with your Linux based system:
“Bad file descriptor”
You might receive this error while trying to access a file or while trying to boot the system.
Possible reasons for the ‘Bad file descriptor’ error to occur are:
You need to use these methods to troubleshoot the above behavior:
mount -o ro /proc
/proc is the dynamically generated file system while boot process
mount -o remount,rw /
m -f /dev/null
mknod -m 666 /dev/null c 1 3
Stellar Phoenix Linux Data Recovery is a comprehensive data recovery tool for Linux-based system. It supports safe Data Recovery Linux for Ext2, Ext3, and ReiserFS file systems. The application provides you advanced features such as, RAW File Recovery, File Filter, Append File Header etc. It is compatible with almost all Linux distributions including Gentoo, SlackWare, Mandrake, Red Hat, Ubuntu, SUSE etc.
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