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Trusty Tahr 14.04 fsck.reiserfs not installed by default [closed]

So I upgraded to Trusty 14.04 today and wanted to put /var on a separate reiserfs partition. The installer doesn't have support for reiserfs anymore :-( But apparently the kernel still does so I ...
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Stuck in busybox, fsck doesn't help, no solution does

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 tried this one: Boot drops to a (initramfs) prompts/busybox If I use sudo ...
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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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Grub rescue error: file not found after fsck and a few updates

I am new to Ubuntu. I was using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I ran a sudo fsck on my terminal and went on pressing y for a long time at the prompts that appeared. When it seemed to continue for long, I did a ...
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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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Hardware RAID1 - ext4 errors won't go away with fsck

Short summary: yesterday my server's root drive (RAID1, 2 identical drives mirrored) was kicked into read-only. Trying to reboot I saw superblock errors, so I boot into Live-CD and fsck the drive. It ...
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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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wrong file system type passed to fsck

My Ubuntu hanged today while it was downloading, as it was unresponsive for long i shut it down forcefully . Later when i switched it on, it was not coming up so i used a live cd to fix the file ...
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How does one FSCK a NAS/NFS with an ext2 FileSystem using Ubuntu

Copying a file while this hard drive is in my D-Link DNS-323 NAS/NFS freezes and stops at around 50%. Running the DNS-323's internal ScanDisk fails. This inspired me to buy an external hard drive kit, ...
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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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How to perform standard disk check on Ubuntu server

Yesterday my server froze because of an application error. I performed hard reset using my hoster's panel. After that, the server booted pretty quickly so I though the disk check was not performed. I ...
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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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Fix external HD?

I had an issue with my external HD (files stored on bad blocks), so I decided to try my luck at fsck.ext4, using settings from some tutorials. Well, this would have been great and all, and maybe even ...
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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 ...
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Boot-time fsck on all 16 drives gives memory allocation failures

My installation of Ubuntu Server 12.04 has each volume set to a check interval of one week. However, there are 16 drives (boot plus 15 storage drives, all ext4). Apparently this is too much for a ...
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My Ubuntu is running fsck on every bootup

A few weeks ago I've disabled plymouth because it started mixing up the installed themes... But that's not my problem atm. On every bootup it's the same: Begin: Loading essential drivers ... done. ...
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Just deleted 100GB of files, no extra free space. How do I get it back without rebooting?

There are other questions like this bumbling around the site (that I'm working through) but I'm in the strange position where I think I know what I'm doing but can't explain what's going on. I had ...
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Recover from a corrupted filesystem when fsck do not help

Something went wrong with my filesystem, Ubuntu set it to read-only and now under Ubuntu Live Disc, fsck can't fix it. I'm running 13.04 and it won't boot - at startup, it just shows the grub rescue ...
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How do I get fsck to fix the errors it is reporting?

On my laptop with a SSD, executing the following command: sudo fsck -f -E fragcheck /dev/sda1 results in several hundred occurrences of a message similar to this (this is one exact message, the ...
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Btrfs fsck running on boot every time? [duplicate]

I've read some stuff that says that Btrfs fsck is run every time on bootup. Is this still true? If so how can you tell when it runs or does not run on bootup? I just installed Ubuntu Raring Ringtail ...
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Ext4 constantly mounts as read-only

I'm at a complete loss, here. After only using my computer for short periods of time (often less than a minute), my root partition (Ext 4, /dev/sda5) become read-only without warning. This happens ...
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Can't recover formatted Ext4 partition file system. :( Suggestions?

I've been at this for days now, so I'm hoping you can help me! Original setup: This is a 200GB firewire drive, originally formatted via Ubuntu 11.04 Disk Manager with a Master Boot Record, and a ...
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How to use fsck in Ubuntu?

I intend to use fsck for checking my Linux partition of the main disk, because its file system is suspicious of being not unmounted cleanly by shutting down the system. I have searched in my ...
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Bug in Krusader lost directory subtree. How to recover the files?

Using Krusader version 2.4.0-beta1 (thanks Canonical for using me as ginnea pig without my knowledge), I renamed two directories to replace the spaces in the names with underscores. Unfortunately, ...
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Is there an fsck command for checking the entire HDD?

This is probably a duplicate, but then please just link the post that answer my question. Fsck seems to check partitions and file system, but is there a way to use a live CD, unmount (well, I guess ...
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Superblock set in the future, fixing system clock

I keep getting errors messages about my Superblock mount time being in the future, and insisting on doing fsck on every boot and I have to go in from the recovery options to do this every time. Here ...
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lvreduce too much. Can I recover this?

I was trying to take a hard drive out of a large LVM group consisting of 5 drives. It had a 5.5TB filesystem (ext4). The LV was 7.5TB. I wanted to reduce the LV by 1.82TiB so that I then could shrink ...
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Black screen during boot after TTY1 login

I've got a weeks-young install of 13.04 (3.8.0.29) and the computer has been powered on for a week. I turned it off for the night and now it freezes during boot. I have already checked this ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lts won't boot after system crash + corrupt file system

Late the other night, Ubuntu crashed suddenly (wasn't doing anything unusual - just using firefox and audacity). I didn't catch the error message, and didn't think much of it - just went and rebooted ...
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When Ubuntu boots I get a black screen after BIOS but before Login, no fsck shows up

:) I am not sure if I have a real system issue here but as a freshly lubuntu noob I am wondering a lot now My Medion Notebook just boots fine, at first there comes the BIOS and "memory checking" ...
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cannot find device to fsck

i am using ubuntu to try and repair a damaged sdhc card. the card has two partitions and i want to fix the ext4 partition: ubuntu@ubuntu:/dev$ mount | grep /media /dev/sdb1 on /media/1AF7-904A type ...
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Var partition refuses to unmount

I have /var on a separate partition on two computers using the reiserfs filesystem. Everytime I reboot, or shutdown my computers /var refuses to unmount claiming the device is busy. I then have to go ...