VMWare VCentre “Failed to Start File System Check”

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Recently I had an issue with VMWare VCentre “Failed to Start File System Check”.

I found that the Knowledgebase 2149838 on VMWare website was super-helpful.

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2149838?lang=en_US

I booted up the VM, in SSH and entered the following command and ran:

e2fsck -y /dev/sda3

Once the checks had been completed, I did a reboot of the VM and just like magic the VM was booting as normal.

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