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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 ...
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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 [ ...
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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: ...
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Ubuntu Read Only File System On Almost Every Boot Even After FSCK [duplicate]

I'm a newbie web developer using 14.04. I've been having a 'read only file system' problem after almost every boot. If I don't have the problem, I eventually get it after a few hours. I followed the ...
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ubuntu won't boot again

after turn off my laptop suddenly when I want I want to boot ubuntu it won't and it will show this message fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 /dev/sda1:clean, 248990/12500992 files, 2232380/49999765 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS won't boot (Mount /dev/sda2 problem?)

Today my laptop which runs Ubuntu 14.04LTS will no longer boot ever since I restarted it this morning. I was SSH'd onto a server at my college campus, and put the computer to sleep. When I woke it up ...
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Cannot Boot After 15.10 Upgrade

I'm in desperation mode. I upgraded to 15.10 last night, via sudo do-release-upgrade. I did nothing else at the time. It passed without incident. Then it asked to restart. I pressed Enter. It ...
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No GUI after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10

I upgraded from 14.04 LTS to 15.04 to 15.10 today. To do this I used sudo do-release-upgrade. The upgrade to 15.04 went without any problems, but after upgrading to 15.10 I only get a TTY1 when ...
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Hard drive errors - Ubuntu sometimes boots to busybox, then becomes read only

I have a issue with my home media server (OS ubuntu 14.04 LTS), where about 50% of the time I power it up, instead of booting into the os, I see the following: BusyBox v1.21.1 (ubuntu ...
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Linux hanging at boot after fsck

Apologies for the bad photo but it's a big hassle to type it out as a dualboot user: It hangs there for ages, no matter how long I leave it. I've had this twice and the first time I reinstalled. ...
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tune2fs mount-count: is it disabled by default (set to -1).

This may be in part duplicate . However my installation is 15.04 64 bit desktop. And no one has answered on that question. It seems to be a basic query albeit very important one . I did sudo tune2fs ...
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Running fsck on internal disk which also has ecryptfs encrypted folder

I could not google out straight answer to this. My laptops hard disk is not encrypted. Within my un-encrypted home folder, I have a Personal folder which is encrypted using ecryptfs. I followed ...
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Fsck on every bootup, slow bootup, moved /

Today I started experiencing an annoying issue. When I boot to Ubuntu 15.04, it runs fsck on one disk every time. I've located the cause to this problem on my /home partition, which is located at ...
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fsck at boot does it worth it?

With ext4 filesystems, I'm thinking about if it does worth it to put the fsck flags into my /etc/fstab file to fsck it every n boot. But the waiting time I spend does worth it? or the filesystem ...
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How Ubuntu/Linux defines value to force check disks/partitions on boot?

Yesterday I was a little bit scared when I saw this error message on a production server when connecting to ssh : *** /dev/sda1 will be checked for errors at next reboot *** I thought there were ...
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block bitmap and bg descriptor inconsistent

The error : [Sun Sep 6 11:15:56 2015] EXT4-fs error (device dm-0): ext4_mb_generate_buddy:757: group 113, block bitmap and bg descriptor inconsistent: 34 vs 33 free clusters [Sun Sep 6 11:15:56 ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 checking an ext4 partition on every boot

I have gone through other posts similar to my question, but i tried all solutions/ or their methods dont apply to my case. there is no /forcefsck file on my system. fstab contents: ...
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fsck wont fix efs partitions

I have some efs drives that I am attempting to repair the file-systems of. when I run fsck, it returns with an error essentially saying the device isn’t e2fsck. I looked in synaptic for efs support, ...
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Is FSCK on boot disabled in 14.04.2?

I have a few different installations of 14.04 server, all 32 bit, mostly kept updated, so I feel confident to say that they're at 14.04.2. One server is on a clients site, and doesn't get updated as ...
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System doesn't boot - fsck died with exit status 4

My system boot, but on status 4/5 it stops and say : fsck died with exit status 4 Checking drive /dev/sda1: 92% (stage 4/5, 1/15) ... fail! What can I do? Please help me
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/dev/sda1: Inodes that were part of a corrupted orphan linked list found

I was using my Ubuntu 2015.04 (with ecryptfs-encrypted user home) laptop normally when suddenly, the hard drive became read-only. I rebooted and now it is stuck on this: [ 0.703206] ACPI PCC ...
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File system has become read-only after updating to 15.04?

I stupidly decided to update from 14.04LTS to 14.10 and then 15.04. Since doing that, my website has gone down and file system has become read only. I have no idea what has gone wrong, as the updates ...
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“Welcome to emergency mode!” Think it is a fsck problem

journalctl -xb snippet (what i think is wrong, it was at least in red): -- Unit systemd-fsckd.service has begun starting up. juli 09 15:40:16 kim-SSD-Sationary systemd-fsck[414]: /dev/sdb1 contains ...
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How can I repair my LUKS / ext4 file system?

my computer was running the whole night and my only open windows where IntelliJ IDEA and Google Chrome. Today my file system seems completely corrupted. Linux Mint can't read any files and folders ...
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fsck on a hardware RAID5

My Ubuntu 14.04 server won't boot properly and I want to check the hard drives with fsck to make sure everything is ok. I can boot into a systemRescueCD no problem. The server has 4 HD using a ...
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Help with corrupted NTFS partition

My Ubuntu isn't able to mount a partition. It suddenly became unreadable because of a corrupt Master File Table. chkdsk /f is unable to correct it, saying: Windows will now check the disk. Corrupt ...
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NTFS Disk with error in S.M.A.R.T

I have a NTFS disk where I store my data, after a problem with a bad IDE/SATA adapter (who was shutting down my disk) the S.M.A.R.T is showing errors. I want to know what more I need to do to check ...
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fsck took only two seconds to report “clean”. What did I do wrong?

I booted a LiveCD (Ubuntu 14.04.2) and opened a terminal window. I used sudo lshw | more to determine that my usual boot volume was logically named /dev/sda1 . It's the primary partition on a 1 ...
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Cannot boot to SteamOS after upgrade to 15.04

A quick overview of my system: I have Ubuntu, Windows 8.1, and a Debian-based OS (specifically SteamOS) all installed. All of them booted just fine before yesterday. Yesterday, I upgraded to Vivid ...
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/dev/sda1 /boot corrupted

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04 on an IBM-Thinkpad X61 tablet (no Windows dual boot) and it seems I have corrupted my /dev/sda1 /boot. Symptoms: When I login to home window, a "System Program Problem" ...
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What harm can a cold reboot cause into your computer? [closed]

I was taking a look at the game DEFCON, and it froze my PC. Unfortunately, I only discovered the REISUB thing after a cold reboot. Now, what harm the cold reboot caused into my computer? Any type of ...
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Fix corrupted mSATA boot drive

I was given an disk image for an embedded device. I connect the mSATA drive through a USB 3 enclosure. I did sudo dd if=system.img of=/dev/sdb instead of sudo dd if=system.img of=/dev/sdb1. This ...
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Error mounting SCSI drive on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm trying to mount a SCSI Drive on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. To mount I entered this in the Terminal: geza@Server1:~$ sudo mount -t ext4 /dev/sdb /media/sdb mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad ...
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How to solve iso image mount?

root@milenko-HP-Compaq-6830s:/home/milenko/2014a# mount -o loop MATLAB\ R2014a\ Unix.iso /mnt/iso mount: you must specify the filesystem type Here is what I got with parted -l Model: ATA FUJITSU ...
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e2fsck taking a long time

I have a portable 2TB drive, used over USB 2, that's giving trouble and I am running e2fsck -f -y -v /dev/sdb1 to attempt to fix it. But it's been running for 12 hours and gives no ...
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Massive filesystem corruption after latest update on LUKS encrypted drive

I booted my machine this morning and was greeted by a busybox shell. I booted from a live USB, mounted the drive with cryptsetup, but when I try to open it it says my ubunutu--root-vg has an ...
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how to do I force-yes on fsck

I have bunch of headless ubuntu server instruments. When various hardware changes happen sometimes we get this error. I'm guessing it was a motherboard replacement that had a slightly different RTC ...
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How to check integrity of system if Wubi not shut down properly

For argument's sake, let's say that my Ubuntu installation of 14.04 (32-bit) using Wubi was not shut down properly, either due to it hanging or forcibly being shut down by a critically low battery. ...
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How can I correct logical bad sectors in HDD in Ubuntu?

During boot time I found that my hard disk had logical errors in different sectors. I did my research and ran this command: sudo badblocks -sv /dev/sda1 > bad-blocks-result This command created ...
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/dev/sdc should be checked for errors

Can anyone help me troubleshoot this? I tried looking online but for some reason not a lot is coming up, as if it's a big secret or something. Every time I connect to it I see "/dev/sdc should be ...