Re: SheevaPlug install hangs at "Configuring linux-image-2.6.32-5-kirkwood"
On 17 September 2010 07:54, Martin Michlmayr <email@example.com> wrote:
> * Imran Chaudhry <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2010-09-17 07:30]:
>> > Linux need ext2 for /boot partition.
>> Thanks Gandalf, aha - hence the "ext2load" bit in the boot params. The
>> installer happily let me create ext4 for /boot - I wonder if it should
>> restrict this to ext2. It would be prudent for Martin to mention this
>> on his install page.
> It's mentioned already:
> "The installer will also offer a partition layout that is known to
> work. If you want to choose a different layout, make sure that you
> create a small (ca. 150 MB) /boot partition with the ext2 filesystem."
>> md5sum comparison of the original files versus the ones on SD card
>> look fine.
>> printenv same as before. The error this time is:
> Hmm, I'm not sure. How big is the /boot partition and is it the first
> primary partition?
Apologies - my reply was a bit terse as I was sending from my phone
and missed the list in my reply.
It is the first and 100MB in size, there's about 66MB of free space though.
When I created the ext2 file the UUID of the partition changed. Is it
possible that it refers to the old UUID of the ext4 /boot in fstab or
I'll try a re-install tonight if all else fails.
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