How to repair filesystem in rescue mode for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Issue

  • How to repair filesystem in rescue mode for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • System won't load after boot, requests fsck of root file system
  • / (root) filesystem going into read-only mode.
  • How to run repair root file system (on both EXT or XFS )

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • EXT and XFS file system
  • Rescue Mode

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