[xubuntu-users] Need help with needing help and support

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Fri Jun 23 23:53:06 UTC 2017

On Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:26:40 GMT
"avengethecathars" <avengethecathars at juno.com> wrote:

> Cancel that. I found a fix. Thanks to veryone who offered help. (I
> needed to do approx. fsck /dev and then the name of the bad
> (inconsistent) sector, and then a huge bunch of fix (y/n) yes's. )P.

As soon as humanly possible, do a complete set of smartctl tests on all
this laptop's drives. One of many explanations for a bunch of bad
sectors is a hard drive beginning to go bad.

If you find out the drive is bad, use System Rescue CD to copy off all
your data from any bad drives.

Steve Litt 
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