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I'm a freelance web developer, pythonista, open source contributor, Linux user and I also run thepcspy.com. You can usually find me (or just my computer) lurking in #ubuntu and #ubuntu-uk under the handle Oli or Oli``.

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Getting to a Live session (eg bootable CD or USB) might be tricky for you but if you have another Ubuntu VM, you could add these virtual disks to it and clean them up (per that answer), then move them back to the original VM. And make a backup ;)
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Given the failing RAID controller, (and an unjournaled filesystem) it seems likely that this is simple corruption. It's just in an awkward place. Following this answer should make it mountable though you may need to run an update-grub (see top answer in the same question) to make it fully bootable.
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comment Can a Raspberry Pi run Ubuntu 9.04?
Not a direct answer but nothing should run Ubuntu 9.04. It's ancient and by now full of security holes. Seriously. Throw it away and fix your problem.