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I have installed fedora 12 on my system and now I am having problems repairing the root filesystem. When my system boots up I get this message:

***An error occurred during the file system check. 
***Dropping you to a shell; the system will reboot
***when you leave the shell.
Give root password for maintenance
(or type Control-D to continue):

When I give the root password to repair filesystem, I get:

bash: cannot set terminal process group (-1): Inappropriate ioctl for device
bash: no job control in this shell.
(Repair Filesystem) 1#

And here I am unable to run fsck command to repair filesystem. What can I do to get this filesystem checked and the system back up and operational?

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Use a livecd to run fsck on the filesystem. – Dan D. Apr 30 '12 at 8:21
could u plz guide me step my step booting with livecd to fsck command. – Abdul Kadir Apr 30 '12 at 9:48
Once the live CD has booted and the GUI has been displayed, open a terminal and switch to root, locate your hard disk's device name (/dev/... path), run fsck /dev/.... – Dan D. Apr 30 '12 at 9:56
i run fsck -A -y /dev/sda and got error fsck from util-linux-ng 2.16 – Abdul Kadir Apr 30 '12 at 10:48
What doesvfdisk -l sau? You may want to fsck a partition, not the entire disk, usually, say /dev/sda1 if that is where root is. – johnshen64 Apr 30 '12 at 12:40

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