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I installed Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS in my PC in December, 2011. It was working good, but yesterday when I turn on the PC, I see a black screen with the following messages.


A group of numbers and at the end of numbers, the word "killed" and after:

mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: No such file or directory  
mount: mounting /sys on /root/sys failed: No such file or directory  
mount: mounting /proc on /root/proc failed: No such file or directory
Target filesystem doesn't have /sbin/init
No init found. Try passing int=bootarg

BusyBox v1.13.3 (Ubuntu 1:1.13.3-1ubuntu11) built-in shell (ash)
Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
(initramfs)

With a Live CD of Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS I start the PC and it is OK. When I try to see my Filesystem in my hard drive (Seagate 120 GB) I see the next message:


Unable to mount 115 Gb Filesystem
DBus error org.gtk.Private.RemoteVolumeMonitor.Failed:
An operation is already pending

When I try to turn off the system, it can not finish and start again the process to load the Ubuntu system and finally I need to turn off the system manually.

I only remember 2 energy break downs (power outages) the day before the failure. I do not know if the hard disk is damaged or if is possible to recover the system.

How can I recover my system or at least recover my files because I can not access the filesystem?

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Make use of the ` letter to format error messages! (I don't want to bother moderators for such a minor issure). Basically the idiom is my text. (same as italic or bold). –  r4. Jan 20 '12 at 19:47
    
Also. This is LTS 'stable' right? I am thinking that. Perhaps this is a hardware issue. F.e. I had a LG laptop before in which the hardware was so crappy that it never should have gooten into sales. (I hate LG laptops since then. cheap though). –  r4. Jan 20 '12 at 19:49
    
So. What is your computer. Does googleing for that model shows any other users having similar problems? –  r4. Jan 20 '12 at 19:50
    
'There is not booting'. Bad english. Will keep many rejecting reading your qw. Consider changing. –  r4. Jan 20 '12 at 19:51
    
Is this a dual boot machine? –  skub Jan 20 '12 at 20:00

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This is a MAJOR stab in the dark. I googled: Ubuntu DBus error

org.gtk.Private.RemoteVolumeMonitor.Failed: An operation is already pending

I found this: http://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2/+question/150669 (look for delance's answer).

This video may also help as well: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6IVZip6EkU - watch the video and don't reload Ubuntu (he says he panicked and should have used the live cd first).

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@crzcas - check the youtube video. It looks pretty good. –  skub Jan 20 '12 at 20:02
    
MAJOR stabs in the dark. Sure like those. –  r4. Jan 20 '12 at 20:12

Maybe try deleting this file described here.

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Thank you skub but the problem is that I do not have access to the hard drive to see or delete some file. –  crzcas Jan 20 '12 at 19:53

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