My CS50 appliance has started giving this message on booting recently.

Welcome to emergency mode. Give root password or press Ctl+D to continue.

It doesn't let me type anything, but when i press Ctrl+D it just keeps going to the next line.

After a while it boots on its own. What is wrong?

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    Have you tried to delete its files and reimport it?
    – kzidane
    Jul 16, 2014 at 17:29
  • The Appliance's OS is Fedora, so you can Google for Fedora starting in emergency mode :) Anyways, I'd take @Kareem 's suggestion, backup your files and reinstall it; some file might have gone corrupted.
    – Roberto
    Jul 16, 2014 at 23:00


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