Failed to start File System Check

Hi everyvody,
I’m sorry, i’m a newcomer in the linux world and I need help.
After the big update this morning, the computer crashed, and when I rebooted it, I have this message:
[FAILED] Failed to start File System Check on /dev/disk/by-uuid/767e0eaa-52e9-428c-82a2-f2c07ce014a3.
[DEPEND] Dependency failed for /home.
[DEPEND] Dependency failed for Local File Systems.
You are in emergency mode. After logging in, type “journalctl -xb” to view system logs, “systemctl reboot” to reboot, “systemctl default” or “exit” to boot into default mode."
I tried journalctl -xb and the result is:

Has anyone had this problem and can help me?
Thank you very much

Hi @PierreR, and welcome!

I’d recommend you boot into a live environment, from there enter a chroot environment, and run a full system update again, paying very special attention to whether there were updates encountered.

How to chroot

  1. Ensure you’ve got a relatively new ISO or at least one with a still supported LTS kernel.

  2. Write/copy/dd the ISO to a USB thumb drive.

  3. When done, boot with the above mentioned USB thumb drive into the live environment.

  4. Once booted, open a terminal and enter the following command to enter the chroot encironment:

manjaro-chroot -a
  1. If you have more than one Linux installation, select the correct one to use from the list provided.

When done, you should now be in the chroot environment.

But, be careful, as you’re now in an actual root environment on your computer, so any changes you make will persist after a restart.

When in the chroot environment, run the following to do a complete sync update/sync again:

pamac upgrade && pamac upgrade --aur --devel || echo -e '\033[0;91mThere was an error upgrading the system. AUR packages not upgraded.\e[0m'

This will update your system and ONLY if that was successful update any AUR packages.

a Reminder: While use of the AUR is possible, it’s neither recommended nor supported.

I recommend pamac instead of pacman, especially for newcomers as pamac was developed by Manajaro (developers) for Manjaro and just takes care of more thing than pacman.

Pay very special attention to wether there were errors or not. Also make sure you have a still-supported kernel installed, because…well, because that’s kind of important…

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Thank you, I’m going to try this when I get home and I’ll keep you posted.

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It works. Thank you very much.

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I ask again … what exactly is that?
So far no one has an answer … yet it keeps getting repeated.
Outside of the syntax being ‘easier’ … what ‘extra’ does it do?

Upgrades installed AUR packages, that is not recommended by Manjaro? :person_shrugging:

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