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sespela
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Boot problemes [Solved]

Post by sespela » Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:01 am

Hi all.

I didn't know where to post my question so I posted it here.

I have been using Linux Mint 10 since it came out now. And a few days ago I closed the "lid" on my laptop. It didn't go to sleep as it's sopposed to do, and when it ran out of power something apperantly went wrong. When I started it up again the boot was incredibly slow, and Docky wouldn't start. I have tried that download and repair broken files after a recovery start up. I uninstalled and reinstalled Docky so now that works fine. But the boot up is very slow still.
Before it was really quick, now it's jsut slow.
My laptop is an Acer Aspire One ZG5.
In advance, thanks.:)
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Re: Boot problemes

Post by tdockery97 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:04 am

It may or may not help, but you can run a live cd/dvd, and open GParted. Right-click on the partition with that OS and select "check". It will run a check on the file system and make repairs if necessary. Worked for me once in a similar situation. Your mileage may vary.
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Re: Boot problemes

Post by sespela » Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:10 pm

Thanks.:)

Since I don't have a CD-rom can I use a bootable USB as the live cd/dvd?

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Re: Boot problemes

Post by SimonTS » Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:26 pm

Of course.

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Re: Boot problemes

Post by sespela » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:19 am

I tried what you worte, but I'm not so experienced in Linux, so it didn't help.
Could you please make a step by step explenation of how to do this?
I most likely didn't do it right.

In advance, thanks.:)

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Re: Boot problemes

Post by bleedlikeme » Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:25 am

Check the file system as suggested -- using the Terminal...

1. Boot from live CD/USB

2. Open Terminal

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sudo fdisk -l
^ List all devices and partitions

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sudo fsck /dev/sdXY
^ Substitute X and Y for your Mint partition (e.g., sda1)

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Re: Boot problemes

Post by sespela » Tue Apr 05, 2011 2:39 pm

bleedlikeme, that worked! :D
Thanks for all your help!

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