Booting into busybox

Andrés Muñiz Piniella a75576 at
Sat Oct 24 23:55:20 UTC 2015

El 24 de octubre de 2015 16:07:40 GMT+01:00, "Andrés Muñiz Piniella" <a75576 at> escribió:
>El 23 de octubre de 2015 20:31:29 GMT+01:00, "Andrés Muñiz Piniella"
><a75576 at> escribió:
>>El 11 de octubre de 2015 14:02:52 GMT+01:00, Erick Brunzell
>><lbsolost at> escribió:
>>>On 10/11/2015 03:52 AM, Andrés Muñiz Piniella wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> After grub and after ubuntu gnome splash screen it just loads into
>>>something called busybox. I then typed the command exit and it gives
>>>series of messages but does not shutdown (should it shutdown?)
>>>> I force reboot and force shutdown with the buttons on the hardware.
>>>Same result.
>>>> I tried loading previous kernel versions (.45?) With similar
>>>> I am using LTS version.
>>>> Please let me know what details are needed(I will probably need to
>>>take pictures of the screen) to get this up and running. Thanks!
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Andrés
>>>If you are able to boot a live DVD/USB I'd run the filesystem check 
>>>offered by Gparted on only your Linux partitions. Do not perform any 
>>>other partition manipulations to avoid possible data loss! I'm
>>>a screenshot of Gparted just as an example. In that example I 
>>>right-clicked on /dev/sda1 to display the function menu. When the 
>>>filesystem check is complete you'll be able to view the results and
>>>if any errors were fixed or still persist.
>>Finally got hold of a live CD.
>>Thanks Lance! No errors found.
>>Why else would this come up?
>Hi all,
>Looked up and found SMART(montools).  See here output of smart.
>Looks like some sectors are broken?
>Is this when I use dd-rescue?
>Now gparted does not even recognize it as a ext4 just as unknown. 
>I ran boot-repair and now grub only sees my other partition. Running an
>installation of bodhi linux I thought did not exist.

A bit of an update I ran fsck and it seemed to fix some stuff and I managed to see some of the Ubuntu-gnome instalation files from my other partition. Helped me do som minor backup.

I did a grub update, 
I then tried to boot into Ubuntu gnome

Some pictures of the commands I tried:

Seems that I can do updates it is just not mounted? Can't reboot properly.

Any pointers will be helpful.

Ham United Group

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