troubleshooting Question

Power failure on Linux Redhat Enterprise

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Hi experts,

There was a mojor power failure in our building and our Redhat Enterprise server 4 is not coming up now.
I get the following message

I could not start the X server ( your graphical environment) due to some internal error.
Please contact your system administrator or check your syslog to diagnose.
In the meantime time this display will be disabled. Please restart gdm when the problem is corrected.

and when i hit Ok

On a screen i see these

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 3)
Kernel 2.6.9-34.0.2.EL on an i686

Mailpc69 login: /bin/unicode_start: line 15: 3516 Segmentation fault kbd_mode -u
/bin/unicode_start: line 21: 3522 Broken pipe      dumpkeys
3523 Segmentation fault                        | loadkeys --unicode
Bad character height 0

after this when i hit enter, it takes me to the

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 3)
Kernel 2.6.9-34.0.2.EL on an i686

Mailpc69 login:


at this point i cannot login to my machine.

I appreciate any help on this issue.

thanks
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