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I changed my network configurations from static IP to DHCP and removed the DNS entry, etc.

Then I rebooted the computer, but am now unable to boot, I get an error message along the lines of "short read block filesystem ext3". How can I fix this?

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Looks like you've unfortunately had unrelated disk corruption. Your hard disk is likely dying or dead.

I hope you have backups of anything important.

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