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Old 02-27-2010, 06:03 AM   #91
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can you boot into the system now ?
 
Old 02-27-2010, 06:04 AM   #92
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DONT TOUCH THAT POWER BUTTON!!! Reboot cleanly. Go to the upper right corner and hit restart
 
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If I do that, I'll restart with the CD, no? How am I suppose to see if the repair has worked if I don't get the CD off ?
 
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Take the CD out, after it shut down, or in the last stages of the shutdown.
 
Old 02-27-2010, 06:07 AM   #95
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Eric, my usb stick has 8GB. Wouldn't it be interesting to copy the other folders you mentionned, such as usr/bin, just as a precaution ? (I have enough space on my stick)
 
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Ok so I'll shut it down instead of restarting.
 
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Yes and then, after you got the CD out and the computer turns off by itself, start it up and hope it works.
 
Old 02-27-2010, 06:10 AM   #98
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I started the computer without the CD.
I didn't chose the recovery mode.
The ubuntu logo appeared.
Then some lines I didn't have the time to read (including e2fsck I think but I'm not sure I might have misread, only lasted half a second).
Then it says :
filesystem checks are in progress
/dev/disk/by-uuid/... 17%
press esc to cancel checks
I'm not pressing esc and awaiting.
 
Old 02-27-2010, 06:11 AM   #99
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Pray, cross your fingers.
 
Old 02-27-2010, 06:12 AM   #100
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lol. I already did that more than once and it* didn't work so my hopes are not very high.

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Old 02-27-2010, 06:13 AM   #101
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well then have fun?!
 
Old 02-27-2010, 06:17 AM   #102
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The filesystem check ended.
I saw a line : terminated with status 5.
Then the computer restarted, I'm back at grub.
Still not choosing recovery mode.
logo appears.
some lines.
and there we are again with the two underscores in the middle of the screen, on the top.
conclusion : didn't work .
I had already tried it but you were right I had to try it again just to be sure.


So, back to reinstalling everything.
What do I need to do now ?
 
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Status code 5= Bad inode format.
 
Old 02-27-2010, 06:19 AM   #104
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Eric, my usb stick has 8GB. Wouldn't it be interesting to copy the other folders you mentionned, such as usr/bin, just as a precaution ? (I have enough space on my stick)
No, that doesn't help you out any further.
 
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Hi,

If you have your documents backed up I believe now is the best time to reinstall your system and take it from there. You'd save yourself a lot of headaches. Since you also have the 'packages.txt' file that gives you some indication of what was installed in order to install it again once your new installation is up and running. Post 64 gives basic steps you need to install Ubuntu again (other posts also, but didn't go further back in time).

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