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Old 10-22-2009, 08:43 AM   #1
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An error occurred during the file system check

I'm dual booting Fedora 11 and SLED 11 and they worked perfectly fine until I messed up a wine installation in SLED. I ended up reinstalling SLED with the same settings I had but now my Fedora partition gives me this error during boot.
An error occurred during the file system check.
Dropping you to a shell; the system will reboot
when you leave the shell.
warning -- SELinux is active
Disabling security enforcement for system recovery.
Run 'setenforce 1' to reenable.
Give root password for maintenance
(or type Control-D to continue):
I tried running /sbin/e2fsck -p on /dev/sda1 (boot) and /dev/sda3 (root) and both came up as clean. /dev/sda2 is a swap partition. what can i do to fix it?
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AFAIK swap doesn't get fsck'ed if that is what you are implying.
At the boot menu drop into command mode and delete the "rhgb quiet" from the end of the Fedora kernel line, then let it boot. The full messages will give you a better idea of what's happening. Check your fstab to ensure you aren't mounting anything else.
If you do need to "fix" the swap, simply use mkswap with the appropriate UUID or LABEL (swapoff first if necessary).

Last edited by syg00; 10-23-2009 at 07:27 PM. Reason: No need to delete swap b4 mkswap


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