[SATLUG] Booting

Kernel Architect kernel.architect at gmail.com
Mon Jun 24 21:31:57 CDT 2013


Can you boot from a rescue disk and do a disk check (fsck)? Sounds like the
drive may have been reading or writing when it lost power and the FS may be
'out of whack'. Assuming there was no physical damage to the disk, an fsck
should clean it right up.

E


On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 8:33 PM, J. Michael Morse <
jm603 at jagmail.southalabama.edu> wrote:

> While using my laptop with Mint 14, the power went out.  When the power
> came back on, my laptop won't boot all of the way.  It boots into something
> called BusyBox v1.19.3.  I get a command prompt (of sorts) that looks like
> this:
>
> (initramfs)
>
> If I type help, it gives a list of a few commands.   There are couple of
> error messages that appear before the (initramfs) appears, but they scroll
> by to quickly for me to see exactly what they are.  Any suggestions?
>
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