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I am having 12.04 LTS installation alongside Windows 7. When I boot Ubuntu, it fails to boot into login screen instead it gives the following error:

udevd[121]: 'sbin/blkid -o udev -p /dev/sda2' [284] terminated by signal 11 (segmentation fault)

Busybox v1.18.5 (Ubuntu 1:1.18.5-1ubuntu4) built-in shell (ash)
Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands
(initramfs)

Can any one help me out on what to do next?

I would like to point out that my Ubuntu was working fine and this error started popping up suddenly, although the segmentation fault in /dev/sda2 error was coming from a long time due to that I just could not mount that drive. By the way /dev/sda2 contains C: drive of Windows.

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any help from anyone? –  adityaarun1 Aug 19 '12 at 4:41
    
Can anyone please tell me how can I recover my system from (initramfs) ? I can't get my Ubuntu started. –  adityaarun1 Aug 19 '12 at 14:13

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try this one : use "xinit" command or "resume",it might help. after that do a fsck (file system check).

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If an fsck needed to be done, it should have been done before xinit. –  hexafraction Sep 14 '12 at 7:47

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