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Regarding booting problems

Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:44 am
by Henrynmt
I have been using linux mint for almost 7 months now and there have been ups and downs. I have now come across a problem which I can`t get rid of.

When I try to boot, it leads me to q wcreen where I have to type in the commands manually with something called initramfs.

I tried help for a list of built in commands and when I commanded exit it says:
... Fsck from util-linux 2.27.1 .........
Contains a file system with errors, check forced.
/dev/sda1:
Inodes that were part of a corrupted orphan linked list found.
dev/sda1: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck MANUALLY. (i.e., without -a or -p options)
fsck exited qith status code 4
done.
Failure: File system check of the root filesystem failed
The root filesystem on /dev/sda1 requires a manual fsck

Could you please help me out!

Re: Regarding booting problems

Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:10 pm
by michael louwe
Henrynmt wrote:.
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viewtopic.php?t=269489 (File system corrupted for no obvious reason) eg sudo fsck -yv /dev/sda1

Manual fsck can also be run from Live GParted, ie right click on the root partition and click Check, or from the Grub Menu's Recovery Environment which, for a single-boot LM system, is accessed by pressing the SHIFT or ESC key during startup.