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Folder Lockups Leading to BusyBox Error Boot Screen

Discussion in 'Ubuntu' started by Eddie Paul Litz, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. Eddie Paul Litz

    Eddie Paul Litz Active Member

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    This all started when I started using my newly purchased 1tb External Hard Drive. There doesn't seem to be anything bad in it but it's been causing my "Home" folder to Lock up not letting me add folders or files which has been leading me to the BusyBox Error Boot Screen. This happened in 18.10 several times & a few times in 18.04. I did a reinstall today & so far things have been fine mainly cause I'm not using the External Drive. I even formatted it to work for the Linux System & that did no good either. How am I to prevent further lockups of my folders so I won't get the BusyBox Screen?


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  2. wizardfromoz

    wizardfromoz Super Moderator
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    G'day Eddie Paul

    What's the output of

    Code:
    dmesg | grep sdx
    
    # where x represents your external HDD when it is plugged in
    Cheers

    Wizard
     
  3. Eddie Paul Litz

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    I got nothing when I put in that code
     
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    1. Was that before you bought the external HDD?

    2. Plug in the drive and run this command and give us the exact output:

    Code:
    sudo blkid
    Wizard
     
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