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boot problem: possible disk issue

asked 2015-06-23 19:48:25 -0500

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch dual boot system with Windows 8/Fedora 21. Right now, I've had a two instances where the computer went into a command-line mode with a suggestion to run journalctl -xb.

I did so, and captured the output. Apparently, there are some errors on my hard drive (not entirely surprising). One message is "Jun 23 15:19:09 localhost.localdomain systemd-fsck[404]: /dev/mapper/fedora-root: Duplicate or bad block in use!"

So, first, how do I fix this -- running fsck -a seems a bit frightening ;)

I'm not going to stick the output from journalctl -xb here, unless somebody thinks it's needed.

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answered 2015-06-23 23:01:04 -0500

aeperezt gravatar image

you need to run fsck -a to solved or fsck -r so it will ask you but at the end fixing it is the only way around.

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Not to sound like a complete dolt, but how does one do that? I run fsck -a and it kicks out because the drive is mounted.

swampyankee gravatar imageswampyankee ( 2015-06-24 18:08:01 -0500 )edit

well You need do that when disk or partition is unmounted. Best way is to use a live DVD and run the fsck from there

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2015-06-24 18:12:54 -0500 )edit

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