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Solved /dev/sda1 contains a file system with errors

Solved /dev/sda1 contains a file system with errors, check forced.

Inodes that were part of a corrupted orphan linked list found.


I could end up getting this error suddenly while I was working in Ubuntu 16.04 OS

Machine got hanged when I force restart the machine, it shows me this error as shown in Image – 1

Solved /dev/sda1 contains a file system with errors
Image – 1

I tried to log in to recovery mode in Ubuntu to check all file system, repair broken packages.

It didn’t allow me to log in to that recovery mode also, so finally I have tried to log in through

Ubuntu 16.04 DVD.

Please follow below steps to recover from this error and you can get your normal login screen again.

First boot from the Ubuntu 16.04 DVD then select Try Ubuntu as shown in Image – 2

Image – 2

Once Ubuntu load to a temporary profile, open terminal and type

sudo fdisk -l

To get the device names and from the list of devices you need to select the one with (*) mark then type command

sudo fsck /dev/sda1

It will now check the file system for error as shown in Image – 3

/dev/sda1 contains a file system with errors, check forced
Checking inodes, blocks and sizes

Image – 3

Once this process completes … exit and reboot the system.

sudo shutdown -r now

I hope after restart you will get your system back to normal. Login window will come now without any more error.

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Durga Charan Ojhahttps://lifeonnetwork.com/
I am a proud Indian, proud father, a blogger, Being in a profession as System administrator, my passion is troubleshooting computer issues, I do like sharing solutions through blogging making videos of solving issues.



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