Login failure after restart. Every time.

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Fri Mar 23 04:18:26 UTC 2012

On 23/03/12 14:01, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Basil Chupin<blchupin at iinet.net.au>  wrote:
>> On 23/03/12 12:18, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
>> [pruned]
>>> Ubuntu is running in an ext4 partition which passes "fsck -f" completely.
>> I guess this was meant for me.
>> When you boot the system does the fsck check automatically. The above does
>> not really mean anything. I should have been more specific and said to run
>> the check MANUALLY at boot time.
>> My wife's computer was playing up similarly to what you are mentioning. At
>> boot up it also showed that fsck showed no problems. I wasn't convinced. I
>> ran e2fsck manually and it found a ton of errors. Which is why I am
>> suggesting that you run e2fsck manually. If it shows no problems then you
>> have not lost anything but gained a bit of knowledge that the problem lies
>> elsewhere. And when you run e2fsck do NOT use the "-p" parameter.
>> BC
> I booted from a live disk and ran it manually.  How else could I
> insert the -f switch?
> I'm not stupid enough to fsck a mounted disk, and it won't remount RO.
> ++ kevin

I just checked 'man fsck' and there is no "-f" parameter/[switch] for fsck.

There is "-r" but no "-f".


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