Ubuntu Help: Ubuntu will not load up porperly

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 20:41:18 UTC 2008

On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 9:13 PM, Chadd Monahan <Chadd at chefsusa.com> wrote:
> Hi. I have Ubuntu installed on a Dell Laptop that had Windows XP Home
> Edition and Professional on it. I decided to give this old laptop to my
> younger brother with Ubuntu on it for his birthday. We used the whole
> hard drive for Ubuntu, removing Windows. After a week or two, the laptop
> could not boot right. He turned it on, waited the normal time, saw the
> Ubuntu boot screen, and after that, it had some error and fdschk could
> not load automatically. (It was in white text with a black background)
> It said the administrator had to perform it. I am no administrator, and
> I need help fixing it shortly. If you need more information, I am here
> most of the day. I just need it fixed shortly. Thanks!

We'll need the precise error to assist you. I assume the issue you had
was that fsck (file system check) found errors on the hard drive...
Please post those errors.

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