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Old 04-13-2011, 04:43 PM   #1
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Booting to fsck failed. Please repair manually and reboot....

Hi, im running a Suse Linux Enterprise server inside of virtual box for my Linux system admin class. However I have recently ran into an issue here. I do believe its because I possibly messed up my /etc/fstab file, but I could be wrong.

Upon booting, I get the following error message:

fsck failed.  Please repair manually and reboot.  The root file system is currently mounted read-only.  To remount it read-write do:

bash# mount-n -o remount,rw /

Attention: Only CONTROL-D will reboot the system in this maintance mode.  shudown or reboot will not work.

Give root password for login:_
typing "mount -n -o remount,rw /" and hitting control+D to reboot, comes back to this screen.

Any assistance to get this fixed will be excellent...

Thanks in advanced...
Old 04-13-2011, 06:41 PM   #2
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did you fsck it?

but you will probably have to boot a live CD and fix your fstab
Old 02-07-2014, 01:32 PM   #3
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e2fsck might be what you need

Try to use the following command: e2fsck -y /dev/sda3
Replace the /dev/sda3 with the disk you are having a problem with.

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