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Hi,
    i have just installed a redhatlinux 7.1. I made a shudden shutdown and on booting it produces the message "... error occured during file system check ..." then it asked me for the administrator pass , i gave it, and it prompt me "repair filesystem 1#". I am new at the linux enviroment, so any ideas what so i do in order to start the X-window service.
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by:ahoffmann
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either you did not shutdown propper, or you have a disk failture.
When it boot and prompts for repair, then just do it:
   fsck /dev/hda1

NOTE: hda1 ist the partition, you need to sunbstitute it by the one your see in the messages
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You may have to also run fsck  on all filesystems before it works not just the root filesystem, you can find a list of all the filesystems in /etc/fstab you should run fsck on any /dev/hd* or /dev/sd* that is listed in the /etc/fstab.

one of the reasons for this is the filesystem(s) were left in a unstable state and were not written to properly before shutdown. I have usually found if a system goes down hard more than one filesystem needs fsck to run. This will also save you many reboots to fix each filesystem as it is detected. (Yes I learned that the hard way).

I have also found using a journaling file system much better with power loss the need for fsck is virtually eliminated.

Cheers,

Max
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