Unable to boot my 32 bit Linux Mint Xfce system due to error message fsck exited with status 4. What
Unable to boot my Linux Mint Xfce 32 bit system due to error message which states "fsck exited with status 4". What does this mean and how can I "run fsck manually""? I understand that "fsck" stands for file system check.
I have been using this computer with Linux since 2016; firstly , with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and since 2019 Linux Mint Xfce until now.
I would appreciate any advice to get my computer up and running again as I am totally fed up with Microsoft and their partners.
Computer is Toshiba Satallite L300.
Original message: BusyBox v1.27.2 (Ubuntu 1:1.27.2-2Ubuntu3.3) built-in shell (ash) Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
(initramfs) exit [return]
/dev/mapper/mint--vg-root contains a file system with errors, check forced.
Inodes that were part of a corrupted orphan linked list found.
/dev/mapper/mint--vg-root: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck MANUALLY. (i.e. without -a or -p options)
fsck exited with status 4.
The root filesystem on /dev/mapper/mint--vg-root requires a manual fsck.