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Old 11-23-2011, 03:12 PM   #1
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Linux server won't boot


Hi would you know how to fix this problem:

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Give root password for maintenance
(or type Control-D to continue):
after i enter the root password it went to a shell.

i tried using fsck on all partitions but still same problem.
 
Old 11-23-2011, 03:21 PM   #2
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Appears to be a problem with /etc/fstab file. Check your /etc/fstab for any inconsistency.
 
Old 11-23-2011, 04:03 PM   #3
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When you get that login message it almost always was a follow up to one or more error messages. Please post them here, if you got errors.
 
Old 11-25-2011, 01:05 PM   #4
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Hi TobiSGD there were no other erros that was shown

Hi T3RM1NVT0R /etc/fstab is also ok
 
Old 11-27-2011, 02:15 PM   #5
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There's really not information given to go on. There must be some reason why you're being dropped to a repair shell -- try scrolling up through the boot messages and see what it is. Failing that, try typing "init 3" at the repair shell and see what goes wrong when you try to go multi-user (this assumes that 3 is the normal runlevel for the system, check /etc/inittab if unsure and while you're in there make sure that no one set initdefault to 1 or something similarly brain-dead).
 
Old 11-27-2011, 09:24 PM   #6
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Hi,

I would boot a LiveCD/DVD or install media to do the fsck on the filesystem(s) with errors.
 
  


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