How to repair filesystem in rescue environment for Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

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  • How to repair a filesystem in the rescue environment for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • A system will not load after boot, and it requests a repair of an OS-dependent filesystem, i.e., typically either root or /var.
  • The / (root) filesystem is going into read-only mode.
  • How to repair the root or /var file system (either EXT or XFS)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • EXT and XFS file system
  • Rescue Environment

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