Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 05-15-2010, 05:57 AM   #1
Registered: Dec 2009
Posts: 200

Rep: Reputation: 15
ubuntu 9.04 crash gui

dear sir

i have been using long time ubuntu but suddenly i face some problem

now it start in bash/command line mode

where it say disk inconsistancy. enter the root password to fixed. but the case i dont know root password as i always use sudo and issue commands.

now even sudo command not working.

then it says enter inside maintenance mode and check the disk

my disk is ide /dev/sda5

i dont know what to do next step how to over come this issues. the graphic interface never start.

ur support great help to us we are beginner of ubuntu linux

Old 05-15-2010, 08:15 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,387

Rep: Reputation: 173Reputation: 173
you can try booting with some other live cd and try to check partition from there with fsck command
Old 05-15-2010, 11:48 AM   #3
Senior Member
Registered: Sep 2009
Location: Washington U.S.
Distribution: M$ Windows / Debian / Ubuntu / DSL / many others
Posts: 2,339

Rep: Reputation: 231Reputation: 231Reputation: 231
If you get this resolved, Please set a root password with sudo passwd as sometimes it may be required and will save you hassle later.
Old 05-16-2010, 04:31 AM   #4
Fred Caro
Senior Member
Registered: May 2007
Posts: 1,006

Rep: Reputation: 166Reputation: 166
crash disk

I don't want to be alarmist but how old is your disk? Check for bad blocks and if they exist use the bits (no pun) that are ok.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
pupppy 2.10 GUI crash bjmax31 Linux - Newbie 1 10-23-2006 09:41 AM
XW GUI server crash- HELP ! Mariusz Linux - Software 2 02-02-2005 05:43 AM
KDE Upgrade + all GUI crash DirtyDan Slackware 3 10-03-2004 03:19 PM
MPlayer v1.0pre3 GUI Crash Error linux-fan64 Linux - Software 3 03-01-2004 09:22 PM
X Server Crash, can't boot to GUI Curtis Linux - Newbie 7 04-03-2003 12:20 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:57 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration