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Re: [vox-tech] boot failure with KDE
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Re: [vox-tech] boot failure with KDE

On 06/13/2010 11:42 PM, Thomas Johnston wrote:
> Just to be painfully clear as to what I am doing:
> (1) power on, hold down shift key
> (2) highlight boot option, "Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.32-22-generic
> (recovery mode)" and press 'e' to edit the commands
> (3) from the recovery menu, choose 'root' drop to root shell prompt
> (4) I enter my root password and then run fsck /home, which gives the
> following output:
> # fsck /home
> fsck from util-linux-ng 2.17.2
> e2fsck 1.41.11  (14-Mar-2010)
> fsck.ext2: Is a directory while trying to open /home
> The superblock could not be read or does not describe a correct ext2
> filesystem.  If the device is valid and it really contains an ext2
> filesystem (and not swap or ufs or something else), then the
> superblock is corrupt, and you might try running e2fsck with an
> alternate superblock: e2fsck –b 8193 <device>
> I am not sure that this is relevant, but my /dev/sda1 is type ext4

	try fsck /dev/sda1

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