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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: 1- 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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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS unresponsive after update

After attempting to install the most recent updates, my system restarted into a black screen. After entering my login information, I got the following messages: ...
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Ubuntu (wubi) fails to load after update

hope you can help me with this one: My OS is win7 64bit, and i had installed (through wubi) ubuntu i think 12.04 LTS. Everything was great, until ubuntu wouldn't detect my new hdmi-connected second ...
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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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Can't mount HDD, stuck in busybox, fsck doesn't help, no solution does, but need files to be recovered

I got stuck in busybox some time ago and I just don't find any solution on any site that suits for me. I'm a beginner. I booted a newer version of Linux Mint over a bootable USB and tried this one: ...
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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 ...
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e2fsck: Cannot continue, aborting

I got this output: fsck from util-linux 2.20.1 e2fsck 1.42.9 (4-Feb-2014) /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root is mounted. e2fsck: Cannot continue, aborting. after I used the fsck command. Any answers?
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my ubuntu doesn't start and am a novice user

when i start the system it shows a black screen with this message : systemd-fsck [366] : home: la date de dernier montage du superbloc (wed Oct 8 14:48:40 2014, systemd-fsck [366] : maintenant = ...
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Corrupted filesystem - unable to mount /home

Ubuntu 12.04 is not able to mount /home partition and I run: fsck /dev/sda5 which is in state Pass 1D: Reconciling multiply-claimed blocks (There are 41608 inodes containing multiply-claimed ...
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orphaned inodes on root file system (ext4); persistent problem

On my trusty systems (VMs under vmWare, desktops, and laptops), we have the following issue. The root file system seems to have inodes that are never marked as "free". After a month of a working ...
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fsck tool for UDF filesysyem in 14.04

Is any tool to make fsck check UDF file system on portable hard drive? I have udftools package installed but no any tool to check UDF filesystem in it. Thanks
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Macintosh HD will only mount ro, because it is journaled

A little history first, I've installed 14.04 on another partition of a MacBook 5.1 because of a completely botched Mavericks upgrade which has left OS X unusable. I had to use rEFInd to get it to ...
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How do I fix a resized to bigger space Gparted partition to show my data?

OK so I recently got a hard drive and have been using it alot lately. I was trying to re-size it (with data on it) to take up the free space I had just made by deleting some partitions with a bunch of ...
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ext4 data recovery from gparted error

There is a number of other questions on this topic, however majority concerns formatted partitions or drive failure. In my case: During resizing and moving 2.7TB partition in Gparted, I encountered ...
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Ubuntu says USB harddrive should be checked for errors

I use Lubuntu 14.04 without a display manager. After logging in on tty1 I get the message *** /dev/sdb should be checked for errors *** I have run fsck on the harddrive (sudo fsck /dev/sdb) but I ...
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Hangs On or After fsck from util-linux 2.20.1

I have a box running at DigitalOcean with Ubuntu 12.04 It's rare that my system will boot or takes forever - normally it just hangs / chokes. A reboot from a remote shell used to be pretty quick and ...
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Plymouth script update and 'initramfs –u' quadrupled fsck time

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Remix. I updated my Plymouth script for my splash screens and ran initramfs -u to use the new Plymouth script. After doing this my fsck time at bootup went from ...
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Just before login-screen, a messages flashes by - how can I slow it down to read it?

How? I'm talking about the screen that also informs me occasionally about drives being checked for errors... Are messages displayed there echoed to one of the logs? Which one? Is there a way to "step ...
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Does fsck keep existing files?

This is a rather dumb question but my googling didn't give me any direct anwser. So I have a computer which ubuntu (12.04) filesystem has gone corrupted. Now I want to try to repair it with fsck from ...
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Explanation for the listed output of “fsck”

I just executed the fsck command to check my drive using below: sudo fsck /dev/sda2 And I got the following output: /dev/sda2: 1735/32768000 files (22,9 % non-contiguous), 57400225/131072000 Is ...
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Force fsck safe?

My ubuntu system just froze, and I was forced to run the REIUSB commands. Now, in windows, you can run chdsk. I've read about "touch /forcefsck", but I have also read that's is dangerous to check a ...
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Would executing fsck and resize2fs be possible in Cygwin? [duplicate]

I want to increase my Wubi Ubuntu installation size and I found a blog here which has some directions for doing so. I don't have a Ubuntu bootable disc. Can anyone tell if the same things can be done ...
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How to skip boot-time fsck check preferably by editing grub menu-entry?

I want to make an menuentry in grub, which boots up as normal but skips fsck. If that is possible, I could create two menu-entries one of which would skip filesystem check and the other would not. My ...
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Disk failure, fsck not doing anything

Note: This started off as a question but while i was typing i tried different things and eventually got it working. I still wanted to post it in case it can help anyone else Problem: Crashed disk, ...
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fsck.ext4 does not fix a few corrupt files?

I ran this fsck.ext4 -vf /dev/sdb2, and the files were still corrupt (garbage data); /dev/sdb2 is on a SSD; I had to use -f because /dev/sdb2 was clean! My only hope is a backup? Or is there ...
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Interpretting output from fsck

I'm working on a project using git, and ran into some problems: How to diagnose and fix git fatal unable to read tree The comments suggested that my issue might be related to my file system, so I have ...
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Corrupted BlackBerry SD card - partition table

Thanks so much for the super interesting articles and discussions here. I've found myself with a 32GB micro SD card corrupted by my BB 9780. Screenshot with some details is attached below. I have ...
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Disk Errors. FSCK returns 0

I've been having disk issues recently. The disk usually remounts as read only after 1 hour of uptime at which point the OS basically crashes. The disk is set to remount read-only after errors are ...
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Each time I boot the system it start “scanning disk for errors”

My system is scanning the disk for errors every time I boot the system, so I have to wait until it completes or press C to cancel it. The system operates normally afterwards but I would like to stop ...