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Ubuntu Server Randomly Dropping to BusyBox on Boot

It seems everytime I attempt to update/upgrade packages, the next boot drops to BusyBox. Sometimes it just randomly drops to BusyBox on restart. I can easily get out of BusyBox by running fsck and ...
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Help!! First Time Linux User!! FSCK issues

Bought a computer (notebook laptop) from a friend. Its running Linux Ubuntu v. 2.6.29-7(?). When cpu comes on, it runs A file check and ends saying fsck died with exit status 4. I think this is the ...
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Check file system integrity for all existing partitions

How to check file system integrity for every dev/sdaX block with fsck command? Ubunty LTS 12.04 crashed, then was installed again, from boot into recovery mode. Device Boot Start End ...
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RUN fsck MANUALLY [duplicate]

I dual boot between Ubuntu and Windows 7.I started upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 yesterday.But i interrupted it as it took long time.when i started Ubuntu it seems unstable and displayed a dialogue ...
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How to disable fsck run on Ubuntu 16.04 boot?

FSCK is running every boot on Ubuntu 16.04. How can I prevent this from happening? I've searched boot parameters and don't see any parameter setting this to be run on boot. Also, there is no /...
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Cannot boot due to I/O Error: 16.04 LTS

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS last month. Since a hard reset (power button held down until system powers down), every time I try to boot into Ubuntu, there's an I/O Error in /dev/...
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Undeletable directory in lost+found

How can I delete this directory? I did fsck and it has found some garbage, I looked through these files and there wasn't something important. So I've tried to delete the contents of /lost+found and ...
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I upgraded my ubuntu system and I can not start the system

I only can see the following error /dev/sda1: clean, 220240/30269440 file, 2971359/121076736 blocks Can someone tell me what is happening here?
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Unable to mount hard drive “NTFS $Bitmap” and fsck not working [duplicate]

I'm a noob so bear with me on this. Back Story: Windows 10 corrupted my Hard disk, now trying to fix it via Ubuntu 15.04 on a pendrive. What I want to do: I need to mount my hard disk with ...
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Ubuntu dont start when reboot

My Ubuntu don't start when reboot and show the following message: How to solve the problem?
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Disk issues (JavaScript error in the main process)

I seem to be having ocassional SSD (Patriot Blaze) I/O Errors evne though all the tests show disk to be healthy, clean and operational, at only 7 months of age. UPDATE: A third instance of disk ...
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help me understand files and blocks count on booting

On booting my laptop, right after BIOS is loaded I see on my screen: /dev/sda1: clean, 116918/19275776 files, 66284199/77094912 blocks I have two questions: If I'm seeing that information, is it a ...
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Disk check lasts >14 minutes -> interrupted by bootup daemon -> restarts at next reboot

I am running the latest ubuntu (xenial in apt/source.list). When the computer starts it has to check a fairly large disk. A typical check lasts about 2 hours. So... as scheduled the computer boots ...
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LVM Check Disk for Bad Sectors with RAID Mirroring to Fix Them?

I'm working on creating a very reliable, high-volume storage server on Ubuntu. Suppose you have a large 4 TB RAID1 set of 2 disks on LVM... At this size, I find it's more common to get a bad sector. ...
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Where are the logs of fsck done via the recovery mode at?

All I see is logs for pre-boot fsck, but not forced fsck via the fsck option in the recovery menu. This is not a duplicate of Where are fsck results logged at boot time, after /forcefsck?. It ...
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Does the fsck in the recovery menu have any safeguards, protections, soft shutdowns, anything in the case of an accidental press of ctrl+c or ctrl+z?

I'm very OCD, and I'm worried when I trigger a fsck from recovery mode that it'll break the system if I press those buttons, because I'm OCD that it'll happen and so far I don't see any logs ...
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fsck at boot - Ubuntu 12.04LTS

My Dell Inspiron 3542 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS runs fsck every time it boots and therefore i cannot get past the boot splash screen - anything to do ? can i remove 12.04 completely and install 14.04LTS ?
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Fsck failed with error code 4 after Ubuntu update

one day ago, I updated my old Ubuntu laptop with Ubuntu 15.10 to Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xersus. The whole process went fine, but when the computer shut down because of a lack of battery, it didn't ...
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Ubuntu does not start: “not cleanly unmounted, check forced.”

Until yesterday, everything was running perfectly. Today, I saw this message on a black screen while Ubuntu was booting: fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 /dev/sda5 was not cleanly unmounted, check forced ...
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Mount count is not reset after automatic fsck run at boot

There's a PC running Xubuntu 15.10 (wily). The system is configured to run fsck on a partition when said partition is mounted 20 times. After that, the expected behaviour is that the mount count ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 boots but stuck at fsck from util-linux 2.62.2

I just boot my ubuntu this morning and this screen showed up. It stuck for a longer period of time so I tried to reboot. But longer lines of codes showed up. I tried the recovery mode and fix broken ...
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Ubuntu fails to boot fsck

I have searched and searched, and I cannot seem to find the help I'm looking for. Before you say "yes this problem has been answered", please point me in the right direction. I recently was gifted an ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - fsck running - prevent login

Is it normal that Ubuntu prevents me to login when it's running fsck? When I input my user and password it shows me this message: /dev/sda1: clean, 281922/7077888 files, 6496532/28293888 Then come ...
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fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 is showing

Recently I tried to upgrade. However after installing, the message written below is showing. fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 /dev/sda1:clean, 304877/9707520 files, 31701703/38812416 blocks What should ...
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Is there any way to batch convert FSCK rec files?

I plugged in my USB this morning and went to grab a few files, but realized the folder was empty. Checked the usb drive properties and it said only 6,4 MB unused, while the folder had nothing in it, ...
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Welcome to emergency mode! Problem with swap/fsck

http://imgur.com/U8HePRO When I login and rune journalctl -xb, it tells me "No journal files were found". I think it may have something to do with my fstab, so here's that: http://imgur.com/TbBAqw8 ...
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ERROR message : EXT4-fs error: ext4_find_entry 1451

I have a dell Xps 15 9550 and I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 in the UEFI dual boot along with Windows 10. Ubuntu works fine but after running for a while it goes to the black terminal screen with ...
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Have to run fsck often

4 times in the last 6 months I go to start my laptop and it won't boot. I boot in using a live CD (SD card) and fix it by running fsck. I have to clear some deleted/unused inodes and deal with a lot ...
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Shut down laptop while booting after update and now can't use it

I restarted my laptop because I installed (already) an update. But after a bit, nothing was on the screen. Only a dark violet background. So, after 5 minutes, I kept pressed the power button and my ...
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How to fsck hard drive while hard drive is unmounted, using bootable USB stick?

I have a hard drive with only Ubuntu 14.04 installed, that I want to check. However, the tutorial I read says that the hard drive has to be unmounted before I can check it. Apparently, I can run the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs frequently - file system error?

Ubuntu hangs frequently when working. The SSD has both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. If I logon to Windows, there is no trouble. It runs smoothly but if I logon to Ubuntu, it hangs soon. The SSD is ...
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Error During Startup fsck

I get these errors in my /var/log/boot.log during startup: fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 /dev/sda9: recovering journal /dev/sda9: clean, 840580/3276800 files, 11385475/13085475 blocks" My system does ...
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attempted ugrade 14.04 -> 15.10 : /sbin/init/bih/sh: 0: Can’t open splash

the other day I tried to upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 desktop machine (dual booted with win 10) to ubuntu 15.10. I did do-release-upgrade from the command line. The process went along for about 15 mins, ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 forced file system check but no cancel option

I have Ubuntu 15.10 booting up apparently hanging but on safe boot I saw the forced file system check message. Before upgrade there was an option to press C to cancel. But now keyboard not working (...
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fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 lubuntu

well guys i'm new on the linux universe, since i updated to lubuntu 15.10 that message started to appear I've tried with boot recovery but it doesnt seems to work so, what can i do? fsck from util-...
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dosfsck do nothing and exit immediately

I've tried to run dosfsck on USB drive as in answer to this question How to repair a corrupted FAT32 file system but the program exit and do nothing, the error code is 1 the response is: fsck.fat 3.0....
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fsck question/problem?

Dell Optiplex 2030, 16gb sdram, 2tb sata drive (two drives), 3.3GHz Quad core, Windows 7 and ubuntu 15.10 installed in a dual boot configuration using grub. Two monitors. (Yes, its a nice machine.) ...
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SMART Pre-fail (Temperature 70)

Could someone please interpret the SMART Data and Self-tests using Disks in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: The other day all of a sudden I started receiving errors upon every command entered into the terminal, I ...
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Not able to boot from CD/USB after intel_config_compare error Ubuntu 15.10

I have tried re-installing ubuntu desktop. It isn't helping. I was transferring heavy files from file system to hard drive and suspended it for a while as the computer slowed down. I was not able to ...
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NTFS partition folder lost due to write-interruption

Im on ubuntu-studio 14.04 LTS. I have an external harddrive with an NTFS partition to which i was copying a folder. Due to some fault in the USB connector there was a input-output error during the ...
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Is information about a filesystem's bad blocks preserved after formatting a partition?

I have a drive with bad blocks. The filesystem is aware of them, and I read that you can feed e2fsck with a badblocks repport to inform the file system that there are some bad blocks. (I think the ...
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Is it safe to use a disk after a successful fsck?

I had not used my venerable ThinkPad T400 for about 2 weeks. I booted normally but was told to run fsck manually because of errors. I'm using 12.04 and the disk in question is ext4, a Samsung Evo 840,...
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EXT-fs error that won't let up

I have a Xubuntu 15.10 dual boot with Windows. This started yesterday, I was trying to create a Xubuntu 15.10 USB live disk so I could help a friend. I had errors with it but now my system will ...
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Fsck seems to run on every boot

After upgrading to 15.10 today, every startup hangs for around 3 minutes on a screen which reads: fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 /dev/sda1: clean, 519049/6807552 files, 7542544/27221248 blocks [ 1....
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Too frequent disk checks on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to report a problem or any improper programming . Some time ago to install Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit on my computer. I realized that when the operating system always checking the message I get the ...
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Cannot fsck or e2fsck to repair disk. dumpe2fs returns “Couldn't find valid filesystem superblock.”

I've been dealing with this hard disk problem all day. External Seagate disk I've foolishly failed to back up still is recognized by PC but cannot be read. When I try to follow the steps here, it ...
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Do i have to always re-install the system after a power failure?

Kubuntu 15.10 - Single OS - Desktop Computer After a power failure the computer will only boot to Emergency Mode Screen - I have tried all the options listed on that screen - It still goes back to ...
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fsck: fsck.ext2: not found

I have a hosted Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS which won't boot – which is why I thought I could try to check the filesystem with fsck. Since I can have my provider boot the server in safe-mode and display ...
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Wipe all erroneous inodes

My server recently crashed and left my raid6 with 8x4TB disks in a state where I had to force it to assemble. Two disks had event counters that were way behind, but the remaining 6 disks had the same ...
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fsck error on boot

I dual boot between Ubuntu and Windows 7. I was browsing on FireFox in Ubuntu and all of a sudden I get some error message, so I reboot. However when I try to boot into Ubuntu I get this message: ...