I need help with a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install. The installation went without any problem. After it, I moved my /home directory to larger disk. Ubuntu was installed onto small 24 Gb SSD. I moved /home according to this manual Move home folder to second drive. Everything went smoothly, I was able to login and it worked(I rebooted it, shut it down and turned it on again) ok for a day. But after one of the reboots my system booted into an emergency mode. Rebooting obviously didn't help.

I executed journalctl -xb to get logs. Here is a picture: enter image description here

I tried loading with Live CD. I could access my home directory at the second drive.

Edit: I tried to reinstall it and move /home again. Exact same problem immediately.

Edit 2: running sudo fsck /dev/sda1 fixed all my problems. Thank you

Does someone have any advice please? Thank you

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    Did you run a fsck manually, as is suggested? – Jos Oct 10 '16 at 19:00
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    show us the content of /etc/fstab and output of sudo blkid comand. – solsTiCe Oct 10 '16 at 19:09
  • Ok, I guess I am an idiot. I tried running fsck manually before and it suggested to create new partition table and format my drive doing it. I tried running it again now and it fixed the problem. Thank you. – user1872329 Oct 10 '16 at 19:16

You should be able to repair things by using a Live Media to repair the /etc/fstab entry that points to /home, so it references the correct volume.

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