I have a dual boot system installed following blog - Ubuntu 16.04 with windows 10 along with an additional swap partition. It was working fine for several months and something like
no boot device detected appeared after a shutdown (I'm not sure about the reason, but I had installed somethings Software Updater suggested). On the next restart, monitor went to power saving mode and I had to shutdown using the power button. It remained the same for two other attempts, then I reconnected everything from RAM, SATA cables, power cables etc and cleaned dust all over.
Now, system shows some message like:
watchdog=1 notification connection refused
And cursor blinks on a black screen. Some type of repeated messages are printed at almost same time intervals. Starting words are:
Oops Modules linked in CPU Hardware name Task ---end trace ---
Along with some HEX codes and
If I tried to login with Ctrl + Alt + F*, it prints:
/dev/sda3: recovering journal /dev/sda3: clean *** / *** files, *** / *** blocks
On the next keypress:
agetty: segfault at *** ip *** sp *** error 14 in locale-archeive[***]
I have tried to see the contents from Grub menu. There is
/boot/grub and other system directories.
/home contents and
windows partitions. Remaining
How can I correct the errors? Or at least copy the contents and reinstall Ubuntu?
Booting from live USB shows:
32 bit relocation outside of kernel! -- system halted!
/dev/sda3 contains a file system with errors, check forced. Deleted inode 3670025 has zero dtime. FIXED. /dev/sda3: 373516/9158656 files (0.2% non-contiguous), 2754152/36621093 blocks. fsck exited with status code 1 [ 19.752709 ] upstart: segfault at 5 ip ... ... [ 19.768565 ] --- [end Kernel panic - not syncing: attempted to kill init! exitcode=0x00000000b
fsck, everything tried