proftpd failed to start

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kk345
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proftpd failed to start

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Hi,

I have been using dietpi on rpi0w and its running smoothly.

Recently i have problem with proftpd server. proftpd server is not starting. I thought I broke some files while trying different softwares.

Reinstalled dietpi and updated to latest version.

But still proftpd is failing.

Tried installing alsa but struck with error.
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Thanks in advance.
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Joulinar
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Re: proftpd failed to start

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@MichaIng
Can you have a look pls! Can it be some file system corruption?
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
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MichaIng
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Re: proftpd failed to start

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Yes, "Structure needs cleaning" means a file system error/corruption.

Please first to a fsck on reboot:

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> /forcefsck
reboot
Check the results, either with cat /run/initramfs/fsck.log or journalctl -t systemd-fsck.

Then try to re-install alsa-utils:

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apt purge alsa-utils
apt install alsa-utils
And check that there are no new file system errors: dmesg -l emerg,alert,crit,err
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