Booting into busybox

Tim darkxst at fastmail.fm
Sun Oct 25 07:54:45 UTC 2015



On 25/10/15 10:55, Andrés Muñiz Piniella wrote:
> El 24 de octubre de 2015 16:07:40 GMT+01:00, "Andrés Muñiz Piniella" <a75576 at alumni.tecnun.es> escribió:
>> El 23 de octubre de 2015 20:31:29 GMT+01:00, "Andrés Muñiz Piniella"
>> <a75576 at alumni.tecnun.es> escribió:
>>>
>>> El 11 de octubre de 2015 14:02:52 GMT+01:00, Erick Brunzell
>>> <lbsolost at yahoo.com> 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
>> a
>>>> 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
>>> results.
>>>>> 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
>>>> attaching 
>>>> 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
>>> see
>>>> if any errors were fixed or still persist.
>>>>
>>>> Lance
>>> 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.
>>
>> http://paste2.org/Z6LXxgP5
>>
>> 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:
>
> https://my.owndrive.com/index.php/s/oU4tCqFjlLP11Ac
>
> https://my.owndrive.com/index.php/s/9XbnCxaYHgAwP9G
>
> https://my.owndrive.com/index.php/s/aoeeTyhdOdODVdx
>
> Seems that I can do updates it is just not mounted? Can't reboot properly.
>
> Any pointers will be helpful.
Your partition is mounted read-only by the looks of it.
>




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