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Ubuntu 18.04 stuck at fsck boot after installing nvidia drivers

Overall gist, I recently installed Nvidia drivers for GTX 1050 Ti Mobile for the first time. After installation, I restarted the laptop and "boom..", It's forever stuck with the "fsck&...
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File system becomes read only

I've been operating ubuntu 18.04 for over a year. It was running smoothly until recently I ran into a problem. It keeps saying Read Only file system When I try to cd into any directory and tap Tab for ...
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Recurrent fsck /dev/sda1 error - should I reinstall Ubuntu 20.04?

Last week I booted Ubuntu 20.04 but I got the error initframfs: /dev/sda1 contains a file system with errors. I fixed it by manually entering fsck /dev/sda1 but today I got the same problem. Shall I ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 nothing happens when message: “Press Ctrl-C to cancel all filesystems checks”

Ubuntu 21.04, my computer also get message: "Press Ctrl-C to cancel all filesystems checks", and does not go on... Any final solution? Temporary solution is: If your computer also get ...
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Why Ubuntu starts file checking in every reboot?

I have disks with UUID in the below; pc@User:~$ sudo blkid | grep UUID= /dev/sda2: UUID="1337da3f-187f-4d2a-b3d9-a6997bba783b" TYPE="ext4" PARTUUID="3bb046df-4be2-4148-a039-...
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sda2 contains a file system.with errors , check.forced

Every time i start ubuntu this message will appear and after few seconds another messages appear as shown in pictureenter image description here
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“0 bytes free” after partition resizing, but there is much unused space [duplicate]

Using GParted, I resized two Ext4 partitions on my external HDD, making them smaller. But now the OS says there is no space available on both of them. This is the outptut of df -H for those partitions....
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Dual boot Opencore High Sierra and Ubuntu 20.04

I am a beginner with Ubuntu and most things pc. I just built a pc with the following: ryzen 7 3700x gtx 1070 two 250gb ssd 16gb ddr4 gigabyte x570 I installed macOS High Sierra with Opencore on one ...
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status code 4…check of file system failed [duplicate]

Upon attempting to start Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I get some text-wall which soon ends with: Run fsck manually fsck exited with status code 4 Failure: File system check of file system failed Root file ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: No login screen, /dev/sdb1: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck MANUALLY

**Freeze on boot, can't even log in. The following shows up: /dev/sdb1 contains a file system with errors, check forced. /dev/sdb1: Inodes that were part of a corrupted orphan linked list found. /dev/...
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Issue with fsck on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I have an Intel Nuc with Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS installed and all the latest updates. My NUC randomly crashed and the disk went into read-only mode. I had to force the NUC to shut down and power back on ...
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File system in read only mode

Google translate: Hi everyone, I have a dual boot laptop with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. Ubuntu has been giving me problems lately, as I use it it switches to read-only mode preventing me from using ...
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e2fsck checking MMP block failed

I have lustre filesystem. Today, one ost is down. I try to check this ost, then I run: [root@io01 ~]# e2fsck -fp -C 0 /dev/mapper/ost301 e2fsck: MMP: e2fsck being run while checking MMP block MMP ...
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File system check at boot time fails

My Ubuntu 20.10 installation was showing a blank screen after booting, so I started it in recovery mode and tried sudo fsck -f /. The error it gave was: sudo: unable to resolve host dk: Temporary ...
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Recurrent bad superblocks errors on my hard disk when trying to mount EXT4 filesystem on Ubuntu 20.04

I ran into a problem earlier this week where I booted my computer and one of my drives gave me an error about bad superblocks. I run Ubuntu 20.04 x64 on my laptop with EXT4. This error prevented me ...
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Cannot mount external disk, input/output error, cannot write to block 1

Trusting this exact situation has not been addressed. External, old hard drive was in a RAID with another drive, just briefly to test and only as two separate drives, not contiguous or arrayed ...
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Unable to restart NetworkManager

ubuntu 18.04 LTS Kernel 4.15.0-135-generic On a dualboot laptop, normal boot was stopped because of an error message that said to run ckfs. I did it but since then, I can't connect to the wifi network....
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Ubuntu 20.04 takes very long to boot, can't disable file system check on boot

I have Ubuntu 20.04 installed on dual boot with Windows 10. Windows take a few seconds to boot, while Ubuntu takes about 3 minutes performing file system checks before booting up. This is the result ...
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WIn10 upgrade from Win7 trashed my existing multi OS instal

I had an old windows 7 installation, which I used occasionally when wine didn't work, which I used alongside my Ubuntu 20.04. I had 5 partitions including an extended Unix with data and swap on 1 1TB ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 filesystem error after suspend

Ubuntu 18.04 (dual boot with Windows 10) on Dell Inspiron 5593. This only happens when the laptop is not plugged in. If I lock my screen or close my laptop, the computer suspends. When I try to wake ...
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20.04 Boot is running fsck on a nfs type file system even though the /etc/fstab pass number is 0

20.04 Boot is running fsck on a nfs type file system even though the /etc/fstab pass number is 0. When the nfs file system is not available booting hangs and Ctrl-C will not abort the check. Using &...
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Since the beginning of 2021 I get sometimes d????????? (question marks) for linux file permissions; a reboot resolves it

since the beginning of 2021 I get for my ubunut 18.04 bionic from time to time for different directories the situation that the directories and files show up with file permissions d????????? (nine ...
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fsck (or e2fsck) - Example of difference between -p and -y options

Looking at the manual for e2fsck, there are two options that appear very similar: e2fsck -y (which answers 'yes' to any question answered) e2fsck -p (which does not ask any questions, and just goes ...
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Ubuntu logs into emergency mode from time to time

As the title suggests, ubuntu logs into emergency mode from time to time. I use the suggestions as found in this stack exchange post. https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/347808/ubuntu-gives-...
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Fix read-only partitions on Ubuntu 18.04

Few of partitions in my file system have become read-only and I cannot create/copy any file to those partitions. @Charles Green says here to boot from a live USB and run the below command. sudo fsck -...
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Ubuntu 20.04 won't boot (filesystem has errors), fsck didn't fix, recovery mode fails

In late November 2020, I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on an external hard drive, and I was using it with no significant problems. Then when I tried to boot it and log in (via the usual way) on Dec 21, it ...
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Boot won't get past auto fsck, any help?

I restarted my computer and after an error booting, I got into initramfs, from there I did fsck, e2fsck all the sorts. However e2fsck was taking too long so I just forced shut down my pc. Then when I ...
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The filesystem size is 121..x blocks The physical size of the device is 103..x blocks the partition table is likely to be corrupt

I wanted to create a new NTFS partition without using live cd so I modified the drive and created a partition successful. But since then ubuntu is unable to boot due to the following error (mentioned ...
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Ubuntu crashing while booting into it

My HP laptop is dual booted with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20 LTS. I've been facing issues when opening Ubuntu recently. There are times where it stays stuck on the HP logo and others when it just freezes ...
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Stuck at busybox, fsck also not working [duplicate]

When I try fsck, it returns sh: fsck: not found
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Stuck on boot after adding fsck.mode=force

Inside the grub menu, I used e to add fsck.mode=force to the linux line and continued booting. As a result, the screen only shows a blinking cursor in the upper left for 10 hours now. Disk led is off ...
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How can I troubleshoot filesystem problems beyond basic fsck for casefold flag without casefold feature error

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 kernel 5.4.0-53-generic currently in a VMWare virtual machine (note, the hardware is fine, it's running many other systems ok including the host). (Presumably) my kernel is ...
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How can I recover from read-only filesystem when operating on VMWare?

I run Ubuntu 18.04 in a VMWare virtual machine. Something has happened that caused there to apparently be an I/O problem. Every time I boot the machine, after only about 1 minute, the entire ...
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CTRL + ALT + F7 shortcut

Can someone explain what this combination does? I mistakenly pressed it on Ubuntu 20.10 and it showed me a screen with the same output of fsck (“clean” and the number of blocks)... now I am worried ...
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Can you help me please about fsck [duplicate]

Check the image or ask me for details. Thanks
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/dev/sda5: clean, 160364/6111232 files, 1869799/24413696 folders

New to unix, linux, and new to ubuntu. Did a dual boot install on partitioned HDD, brand new HDD. Installed Windows 10. Installed Ubuntu 20.4. Used Ubuntu directly after install it was fine. Then did ...
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Purple freeze screen every time I restart my PC

In the last weeks this problem started happening sometimes when I restart Ubuntu, I try to start it and a purple screen appears and it just freezes. Today it just started happening every time I ...
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fsck started running on every boot, making boot slow

At some point, my 20.04 installation started to do fsck on boot. On every boot. A check every now and then is nice, but on every boot is annoying because it takes time. I'm using LVM on NVME ssd, and ...
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fsck read-only file system on unmounted usb stick (SD Card Reader)

I have a Raspberry Pi that is getting a kernelPanic at boot due to what looks like a corrupted file system. I'm trying to run fsck to check for sure, but have run into issues. I've got the micro sd ...
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Is my SSD broken, or something wrong with my OS? Can so help me interprete the smartctl output?

I sometimes have the issue that ubuntu wont shut down correctly. Everytime this happens i need to run a manual fsck before i can boot again. The smartctl short tests are completing without any errors,...
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Very high iowait when using 4TB disk

I have an older PC that I use as a host for some VM and docker containers. So far the system was working fine until a few days ago. It started to be very slow and iowait in glances was consistently in ...
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Ubuntu read-only filesystem, then initramfs, how run fsck?

Apparently corruption got into my Ubuntu 20.04 samba server. At first it would still launch as a read-only filesystem. A number of forums and blogs recommended running fsck from a live disc. But that ...
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I can't turn Ubuntu on

When I turn my Dell Precision 3500 laptop on and try to get into Ubuntu, I can't do so. I have Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS and Microsoft Windows 10 on laptop. Many words appear on screen when I try booting to ...
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Booting into Ubuntu takes a lot of time with startup log running

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 on dual boot with Windows 10. The grub doesn't start up in 10s with the OS of default selection. Upon starting Ubuntu, it takes at least 8-10 minutes to display the user login. ...
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Ubuntu does not boot after Windows 10 was installed – Error reading block on Microsoft System Reserved Partition

I had Ubuntu and Fedora running in dual boot but I had to install Windows 10 to stop my laptop (Lenovo Ideapad 330-15ARR) from freezing constantly at random in both distros. This points to a video ...
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Help for fix it… fsck error 2 (no such file or directory) while executing fsck.ext2 for /dev/sda2

I get this error (also shown in the image below): fsck error 2 (no such file or directory) while executing fsck.ext2 for /dev/sda2
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01010003 keyboard not detected while holding shift to access grub

Hello to whoever reading this! so my problem is that I can't do a filesystem check in ubuntu cuz I cannot access the grub menu! whenever I hold shift while booting up it gives this error "...
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accidentally formatted boot partition and struck at initramfs fsck no found on usb live boot

I had dual booted my Ubuntu 16.04 with security onion. but accidentally formatted security onion partition. now i am not able to boot using live USB. i have resolved unknown file system grub error. ...
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How do I check if last shutdown was clean for Ubuntu 20.04? Each boot runs ckfs

I researched this and the answer is for 2011 system versions. Can you update the Kernel or Systemd print logs? Each boot runs ckfs. I did HDD tests to find out about it health.
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Stuck in initramfs at boot [duplicate]

Screen text reads: Error reading block 23108274 (input/output error). /dev/sda5: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; run fsck MANUALLY and: fsck excited with status code 4 done Failure: file system check of ...

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