- During boot, the system hangs on fsck.
The machine begins the
Checking Filesystemsstage and stops with the following error:
/dev/mapper/U01: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY: [FAILED] *** An error occured during the file system check. *** Dropping you to a shell; the system will reboot *** when you leave the shell. Give root password for maintenance
System cannot boot with the following messages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Welcome to emergency mode! After logging in, type "journalctl -xb" to view system logs, "systemctl reboot" to reboot, "systemctl default" or ^D to try again to boot into default mode.
journalctlshows the followings:
systemd-fsck: /dev/sdb1 contains a file system with errors, check forced. systemd-fsck: /dev/sdb1: Inodes that were part of a corrupted orphan linked list found. systemd-fsck: /dev/sdb1: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck MANUALLY. systemd-fsck: (i.e., without -a or -p options) systemd-fsck: fsck failed with error code 4. systemd-fsck: Running request emergency.target/start/replace
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
- ex3 or ext4 file systems
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