45 Drives Knowledge Base
KB450135 - Ubuntu boots to (initramfs) prompt.
https://knowledgebase.45drives.com/kb/kb450135-ubuntu-boots-to-initramfs-prompt/

KB450135 - Ubuntu boots to (initramfs) prompt.

Posted on March 13, 2019 by Rob MacQueen


BusyBox v1.18.5 (Ubuntu 1:1.18.5-1ubuntu4) built-in shell (ash)
Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.

(initramfs)

1. Type "exit" at the prompt and the same concole should appear but this time with the exact name of the partition that is corrupt.

(initramfs) exit

2. Run the command "fsck" on the corrupt partition.

(initramfs) fsck /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root -y

3. Once the check is done. Reboot the system.

(initramfs) reboot

4. File system should now boot without errors.

KB450135 – Ubuntu boots to (initramfs) prompt. – 45 Drives Knowledge Base

KB450135 – Ubuntu boots to (initramfs) prompt.

Last modified: March 13, 2019
You are here:
Estimated reading time: < 1 min
BusyBox v1.18.5 (Ubuntu 1:1.18.5-1ubuntu4) built-in shell (ash)
Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.

(initramfs)

1. Type “exit” at the prompt and the same concole should appear but this time with the exact name of the partition that is corrupt.

(initramfs) exit

2. Run the command “fsck” on the corrupt partition.

(initramfs) fsck /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root -y

3. Once the check is done. Reboot the system.

(initramfs) reboot

4. File system should now boot without errors.

Was this article helpful?
Dislike 0
Views: 552
Unboxing Racking Storage Drives Cable Setup Power UPS Sizing Remote Access