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

after typing fsck /dev/sda1 I get the following:

"WARNING!!! The filesystem is mounted.  If you continue you ***WILL***
cause ***SEVERE*** filesystem damage.
Do you really want to continue (y/n)?

so I aborted.


On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 11:44 PM, Tony Cratz <cratz@hematite.com> wrote:
> 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
>                                                        Tony
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