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Old 02-09-2015, 03:12 PM   #1
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Error: unknown file system Entering rescue mode...

Guys i think this is a pretty common problem but i am facing it and i am unable to find a solution (

So here is what happened. I performed dual booting into through Xubuntu10.4 and this will happen because i wanted to increase the memory of my Xubuntu platform.

I removed some space from my C drive and with the free space, i created another partition which then causes this problem.

This is the image...

Please help, does it mmean all my data is gone in my xubuntu platform ???
Old 02-10-2015, 08:58 AM   #2
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Which windows version are you using?
Are you actually using xubuntu 10.04 or is that a typo? It hasn't been supported for nearly two years.
Did you create a data partition or install something on that partition?

It would be best if you could post more info. If you have the Xubuntu install medium or any other Linux Live CD, go to the site below and download and run the bootinfoscript. It will output a results.txt file which you can post here. Be sure to read the instructions in the link in the Description box. This will give detailed information on the status of your drive(s).
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Welcome to LinuxQuestions.

What did you use to remove space from your c: drive and create another partition? We need to know what is on each partition. Your going to have to boot using a live CD or USB drive.

We need to know the output from the commands:
sudo fdisk -l
sudo blkid

You can find lots of help with repairing the bootloader i.e. grub2. Not enough information to know if you messed up your data yet.


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