A Server I support crashed due to system disk space being filled up. I cleared the space, then ran chkdsk to fix the errors on the filesystem. All came up OK, but now X does not start, and I can't log in as root. From the console I type in root and it just goes back to the login prompt without asking for the password.
When I boot into single user mode and try to change the password, I get the error "authentication token manipulation error" and can't change the password.
I searched the internet and tried a few things suggested but to no avail. I want to try an upgrade thinking that will fix the problem, but can't find the drivers for the SATA Controller on the motherboard.