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Old 03-05-2007, 10:35 AM   #1
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SElinux // error in file system check // Please Help

Hey guys this is really frustrating because I really need to use my laptop.

I turned SELinux on...
Now when I boot it says:

*** 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.

I have tried going in (since it drops you in a shell) and changing permissive back to disabled but everything is read only. I even tried using the cd to go in and do this but no luck. I've put setenforce 0 to the end of grub and that doesn't help. I also tried fixfiles relabel using the install disk's rescue mode and that didn't help.

I really need to use my laptop. I'm at work ><.
Can any shed some light on how to fix this?


Old 03-05-2007, 12:51 PM   #2
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If I'm reading the error message correctly, this means you need to run fsck on your filesystems. (This doesn't appear to be a selinux error.)

When it drops you to the shell, run:
# fsck -A
and let it do its thing.

If it warns you about a mounted/writable filesystem, then unmount it and try again. (i.e. Do not force it to run on a mounted/rw filesystem.)


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