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forced into initramfs, getting fsck: error 2

I feel like I've scoured the internet for help with this so I'm asking here. I started up Ubuntu after a while and I was immediately sent into the built-in shell/(initramfs thing). Typing "exit&...
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I should set fsck manually every time my pc boot

I just messed up by Ubuntu permissions. I don't know which of commands I used is the problem:( after I see luck sign on all of the folder I have in my home restart my system and then just see grub ...
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It's my disk in bad shape? (e2fsck vs smartctl)

After an electric shortage one disk lost some data. Because I have backup I simply and there was a lot of non-important data, I decided to destroy the partition and start fresh. The disk work ok for ...
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Getting error like initramfs. But tried fsdsk command.it shows command not found

I think.my partition is in error state.while booting only getting initramfs error... Tried fsck command.but showing command not found
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Problem dealing with corrupt file and mdadm

I'm running ubuntu server 20.04 with 4x 4TB drives in a RAID5 array using mdadm to provide a non-root, ext4 partition. I have a few rsync scripts to backup key folders and one of them generated an ...
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fsck said "Cannnot continue, aborting", but device is unmounted

Problem I want to fix corrupted logical volumes and a partition. The SSD is originally used by Proxmox OS. However, I try to recover it by Ubuntu (Safe graphics) from Live USB. At first, I have tried ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS boots into initramfs

Like others with similar issues, I run into this at boot with fsck (/dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root), and am able to solve by manually running fsck and clearing all bad inodes. It does work -- FOR THAT ...
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Is it natural for e2fsck taking too much time at force rewrite?

I have got some bad blocks in my HDD and I can not login now. I boot from a USB and try to fix it. Before e2fsck I badblocks -nvs the partition first so that I know that bad blocks are in /dev/sda3 (...
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Does systemd-fsck check all of the disk, or just the boot disk?

My system has 5 internal drives (1 NVME SSD (boot), 2 SATA SSD, & 3 SATA HDD). Does fsck.mode boot option check all of the drives, or just the boot drive?
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Error message here end Kernel Panic - not syncing: attempted to kill init! exitcode=0x00007f00

My OS crashed while I was using normally the navigator and a text editor, so I've decided to force the shutdown manually, when the screen turned on and is loading the OS it appeared that busybox ...
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Ubuntu booting into emergency mode

I have dual-booted Ubuntu 20.04. I suspect there is problem with disk consistency and I can't boot into Ubuntu. Last time I was using my PC it powered off because the battery drained to 0%. Now on ...
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Got "dev/sda3: clean" message, then it got stuck there, and won't boot further

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04. Yesterday when I tried to boot my system I got an /dev/sda3: clean .... message. It seems to check the file system but the numbers didn't change. I waited for it to ...
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How to run fsck manually? [duplicate]

After I switch on my computer, I have a prompt called (initramfs), the message on the screen asks to run the command "fsck" manually.
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inodes become overwritten, fsck required many reboots on Ubuntu Server (ProxMox)

I'm using a 4TB WD Red (WD40EFAX) HDD for the main storage on my ProxMox instance, which runs a few Ubuntu Server 20.04.3 VMs. After writing anywhere from 5-500GB of data to this drive, eventually a ...
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Do I need to check readonly disks on boot?

Every x startups, fsck will scan the disks for errors. This takes a very long time for large Disks. Suppose I made a harddisk read-only with the command sudo tune2fs -O read-only /dev/sdXY. Are those ...
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How long should fsck take to scan a drive?

I woke up one morning to find my Ubuntu 20 laptop unresponsive, so I rebooted, and arrived in a BusyBox "(initramfs)" prompt. Typing "exit" told me that: The root filesystem on /...
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How do I backup a failing disk?

I'm trying to recover some information on a failing disk. At this point, it won't let me log in(asks for a manual fsck run which gets stuck during runtime). I'm guessing I can access some of the files ...
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superblock bad magic number in external ext4 hdd; no backup superblocks work

I have an 8TB external HDD formatted as ext4, one single partition per gparted. I do NOT have any data on it at this time that I care about, so there is no issue of extracting data from it. The drive ...
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Unable to exit emergency mode

enter image description here Ubuntu is entering emergency mode each time I try to boot. I tried to find some fix, after pressing enter when I run the command mount -a and press ctrl + D, Ubuntu boots ...
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How to save orphaned inodes?

Is there a way to have fsck save the orphaned inodes so I can inspect what they were instead of having them cleared? Thanks
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how to restore removed data with "fsck -y "

when my hard disk have been read only and i'd tried to fix this with fsck -y command and remove everything ,this is the output: inode xxxxxxx seems to contain garbage how can i restore my data?
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Linux won't boot after shrinking LVM

I am using Ubuntu 18.10. I have a Volume Group and a Logical Volume mounted on /home Volume Group is /dev/mapper/volume_group and Logical Volume which is mounted on /home is /dev/mappper/...
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Ubuntu filesystem becomes corrupt after reboot (cron)

OS: Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Basically I set my root cron to reboot every week. At first this was the line I used: 0 1 * * 0 /sbin/shutdown -r now As the weeks went by I began to notice small but annoying ...
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I tried to backup my harddrive, and now I cannot boot nor access my hard drive

When I am trying to boot, it says /dev/nvme01n1p5: clean, 797810/24895488 files, 99262092/99558656 blocks What happened before: Following a post on this website I used dd to clone my drive to an ...
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Filesystem full but empty after corruption

I have a drive of 17 (18TB) which I know had a lot of files on it. After corruption, i did a fsck on seid drive. Now, when using df -h the result is the following: /dev/sdk 17T 7.5T 8.1T 49%...
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/lib/recovery-mode/recovery-menu line 80 /etc/default/rcs: no such file

I am new to ubuntu/linux. I have checked similar questions but it doesn't answer my question. In grub when i select network(wired) or fsck. i get the error message. /lib/recovery-mode/recovery-menu ...
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Should I attempt a manual disk check after a hard reboot?

This is a general question when using Ubuntu but I am using 20.04 Budgie Desktop on an HP Pavilion laptop. I only have 8GB RAM and so occasionally I need to do a hard reboot (i.e. hold down the power ...
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Manual fsck not resolved by previous answers

I cannot boot up my computer. Here is the error message "/dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck MANUALLY. (i.e. without -a or -p options) fsck exited with status code ...
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*Continuous* 'file system with errors' issue. What does it indicate?

Edit: adding Disks Screenshot as recomended. There are other threads on this issue. However, they don't have clarity as to why this problem keeps repeating. I'll define the problem. On switching on ...
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What to do after running fsck and messing up partitions?

Wasn't sure how to format the question in the title, but bear with me here. Earlier today, I (stupidly) ran fsck. Now, I get a kernel panic message (not syncing), and Ubuntu will not boot. After doing ...
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ubuntu won't boot error

What I think caused the error I have installed ubuntu on an external SSD Drive, I was using it for several days, But when I booted it up it just gave me this error : busybox v1.30.1 built-in shell ...
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Truncated ext4 partition after trying to access my partition from windows with ext2fs

After trying to access my Linux partition from Windows operating system, my Linux partition is now truncated to a size 1K byte and I am no longer able to mount that partition. "fdisk" shows ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 fsck.ext4: Unable to resolve 'LABEL=cloudimg-rootfs'

When I reset my pc after an update for windows, my ubuntu terminal can no longer look at data within my c and d hard drives of the mnt file. When I use ls it produces. :/mnt$ls ls: cannot access 'd': ...
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Having issues with fixing /dev/sda2 recovering journal

Today I saw that Ubuntu was cleaning up orphaned inodes. Here's the boot log message: /dev/sda2: clearing orphaned inode 396229 uid=1000 gid=1000 mode 0100600 ,si /dev/sda2: clearing orphaned inode ...
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ucsi_acpi USBC000:00: usci_handle_connector_change: GET_CONNECTOR_STATUS failed (-110)

On boot the following message appears and I cannot login (well I can but only if I go to tty3 and login via cli): ucsi_acpi USBC000:00: usci_handle_connector_change: GET_CONNECTOR_STATUS failed (-110) ...
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fsck on a zulucrypt volume

When I had TrueCrypt, I could dismount my encrypted volume and run fsck on it as follows: sudo umount /media/veracrypt1 # dismount sudo veracrypt /dev/sdb --filesystem=none # open ...
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Explanation of errors found by fsck on ext4 filesystem

I restarted my system from the terminal using shutdown -r now (instead of the usual option in the menu), and then I ran fsck on the filesystem and got errors like: Free blocks count wrong ... Free ...
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Accidentally ran fsck against mounted esp partition

I accidentally ran fsck against my esp(EFI boot) partition while it was mounted. Fsck reported that the filesystem's boot sector backup differed from it's current state at offset 65. This means that ...
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Random numbers scrolling infinitely after fsck

After a power failure, I was asked to run fsck manually. Running it resulted in infinite random numbers scrolling fast. A similar problem is reported in: Infinite scrolling random numbers on screen ...
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I am on ubuntu 2.31.1 and I need to manually fsck [duplicate]

The error message I am getting is: (/dev/mapper/isw_dbjigffjdb_RADIOIMSVolume2 contains a file system with errors, c heck forced. Inodes that were part of a corrupted orphan linked list found. (/dev/...
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Recurring need to run fsck because system won't boot

Once in a while my Linux system won't boot and gives filesystem errors. I can "fix" them by booting with a LiveCD and running: sudo fsck -y /dev/sda1 The command says it finds bad blocks ...
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Hard disk not recognised as ext4 on reboot

I have a 12TB internal hard disk on my Ubuntu 18.04 workstation that when I boot, is assigned a 17MB 'Microsoft Reserved' partition and the rest is allocated to a second partition as free space (...
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Read-only file randomly

I use my Ubuntu PC as a Server to host a Minecraft Server and other stuff developed by me. I noticed frequent crashes of the Minecraft Server that made me look further into the error. When I opened ...
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Ubuntu boots into emergency mode. ^D and other recovery options fail. How can I fix it?

From similar questions, I thought it would be useful to run blkid and cat etc/fstab for your reference to help me figure out what is going on. blkid has only 1 entry: /dev/sda1 which is my HDD with OS,...
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Can't use snapd because of squashfs problem

I tried to reinstall it (worked but didn't fix it) I use xanmod2, xanmod1-rt(well just booted like 5 times with it), lowlatency mainline kernel, mainline kernel fuse and squashfs is installed Fehler: ...
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fsck failed on all (unrelated) servers

I am curios how this happens? I came in from the weekend and had to reboot two unrelated servers, exhibiting the same similar message: fsck from util-linux 2.26.2 /dev/sda1 contains a file system ...
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Emergency mode : what can I do after running fsck?

Hardware : MSI GL73-8RD Software : Dual-boot windows 10 & Ubuntu 20.04 After manually shutting down Windows during an update (might or might not be related, but it is the only trigger I can think ...
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Boot stuck on HP logo after initramfs fsck

Update: I bit the bullet and did a fresh install, so this is no longer an issue. I don't think I'd consider it "solved" though. Went to fire up my computer this morning and was met with the ...
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Recovering partially wiped hard drive

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and long story short, I accidentally ran a terminal command to write over my hard drive with zeros. It ran for a few seconds before my machine crashed. Now I've been struggling ...
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no answer by boot repair

I am running a dual boot system win10 + Ubuntu 21.04 but yesterday i encountered "busybody Ubuntu initramfs error" i fixed it by using fsck and then today again i got the same error so I ...
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