On 06/14/2015 06:28 PM, Animesh Pandey wrote: > Hi, > I am working on Centos6.6 on a VirtualBox on Windows Host. Today I started > to have booting issues in the OS. It won't get past the loading screen. I > checked and found that the files related to the user "cloudera" on the > system were not accessible. Only the files related to root were accessible. > This is why I was am not able to do a single user login but an emergency > login was possible. This is just a guess. > This all happened due to some update in the Virtual Machine that I use to > run CentOS. > > Is there any workaround for this issue? > > Thanks and regards, > Animesh Pandey I wish you could provide more info. How can you determine that inaccessibility to a user's files will prevent centos from taking you all the way to the login (or welcome) screen? I think something else is going on and my guess is that the centos files themselves have been corruped. Can you re-install centos ?