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I've read through related threads but a lot of the suggestions seemed somewhat vague and unhelpful.

I re-installed Ubuntu 13.10 yesterday after running into some problems. I set it up to where / was on my 32gb SSD and the /home and swap partitions were on my 500gb HDD ran into an issue with grub, so I started Ubuntu with a boot disk and ran boot-repair, restarted and everything seemed to be working fine.

However, a few hours later I rebooted and was greeted with the An error occurred while mounting /." and "An error occurred while mounting /home messages.

I pressed to try to fix them both but it did nothing. Any help would be greatly appreciated, preferably in the form of detailed and deliberate instruction.

Here is the ouput of blkid

/dev/loop0: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/sda1: UUID="6c42b421-8288-499b-b0dc-bd8fd555c1b9" SEC_TYPE="ext2" TYPE="ext3" 
/dev/sdb1: UUID="656d5dd0-09be-4c20-8bac-6656e2af9184" SEC_TYPE="ext2" TYPE="ext3" 
/dev/sdc1: UUID="E203-B14A" TYPE="vfat"

I am currently running fsck.ext3 -cDfty -C 0 /dev/sd**on both disks. will post results.

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