Laptop will not open Ubuntu

Richard Barmann reb at barmannsbar.com
Wed Apr 13 00:57:17 UTC 2016


Thank You, It is SOLVED

On 04/12/2016 07:53 PM, Robert Heller wrote:
> At Tue, 12 Apr 2016 19:28:28 -0400 "Ubuntu user technical support,  not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> When I try to open my laptop (which has Ubuntu 15.04 on it) It will go
>> past Grub and then give me this error.
>>
>> -----------------
>>
>> fsck from util-linux 2.26.2
>>
>> /dev/sda1 contains a file system with errors, check forced.
>>
>> /dev/sda1: lnodes 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 with status code 4
>>
>> The root filesystem on /den/sda1 requires a manual fsck
>>
>>
>> BusyBox v1.22.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.22.0-15ubuntu1) built-in shell (ash)
>>
>> Enter “help’ for a list of built-in commands.
>>
>>
>> (initramfs)
>>
>> ---------------------
>> I do not understand it. Please help me to correct this. Thank you,
>> Dick Barmann
> OK, one of two things happened:
>
> 1) Your hard drive has suffered a hard 'crash'.
> 2) You shut off your computer improperly.
>
> you need to run the fsck command manually to fix this (assuming your hard
> drive has not completely gone bad).
>
> My guess is you need to type a command like:
>
> fsck /dev/sda1
>
> You should answer yes (or just y) to all of the questions.  If you are lucky,
> fsck will fix all of the problems and you will then be able to reboot cleanly.
> It is possible that the file system has been trashed.  In which case you will
> need to reinstall.  It is (remotely) possible that that hard drive is gone.
>
> You do have backups of your files, right?
>
> I don't know what Ubuntu's BusyBox supports -- I have mostly dealt
> with RedHat systems and have not had any sort of hard disk error like this in
> decades (yes, I am 'anal retentitive about cleanly shutting down my computers
> and have been for decades and yes, I have backups and run logwatch and keep
> and eye on what smartd reports).
>
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