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What should I do, should I just force the computer to shut down by pressing the starting button for 5 seconds, and then restart my computer?
I'm waiting for your instructions, I'm completely blocked and I can't work, please help me as soon as possible. Thanks a lot.
so i just forced to reboot, and then I got this :
filesystem checks are in progress
press esc to cancel checks
and then I get again
init: mountall main process (1024) terminated with status 3.
mount of filesystem failed.
a maintenance shell will now be started.
CONTROL-D will terminate this shell and re-try.
what should I do?
I made this mistake to shutdown my computer the wrong way too,and i could not boot it,till i formatted disk and reinstalled the operating system.I don't tell you to do that,there maybe be an other solution too.
I did not select anything, I told you everything that appeared on the screeen.
I wrote fsck and the answer was :
fscl from util-linux-ng 2.16
e2fsck 1.41.9 (22 aug 09)
dev/sda5 contains a file system with errors, check forced.
pass1:checking inodes,blocks, and sizes.
pass2:checking directory structure
pass3:checking directory connectviity
pass4:checking reference counts
untattached inode 1436210
connect to /lost+found<y>?
thanks a lot for trying to help me once again.
I wrote y when the prompt was
connect to /lost+found<y>?.
The result was
pass 5: checking group summary information
bloack bitmap differences: (+14444876--1444877) +144881 +1444886
i wrote y
freeblocks count wrong for group #44 (4647, counted=4643).
i wrote y
inode bitmap differences +1436227
i wrote y
free inodes count wrong for group #44 (26544, counted=26543)
free inodes count wrong (4855835, counted=4855834)
dev/sda5 ** file system was modified **
dev/sda5 ** reboot linux **
dev/sd5 26846/5124480 files (1.6% non contiguous, 1856621/5120000 blocks
I wrote reboot and rebooted.
I chose ubuntu at grub.
then a screen appears that says :
one or more of the mounts listed in /etc/fstab cannot yet be mounted:
swap: waiting for UUID=c91... (a list of random chacaters)
press esc to enter recovery shell
shall i press esc?
Well actually I press esc but it didn't send me to a command line window. Instead, I get the normal graphical log in window.
I can now log in normally.
does that mean my problem is solved, even though i got the "one or more of the mounts listed in /etc/fstab cannot yet be mounted" message ?