On Sun, 2010-09-12 at 22:34 +0200, Holger Wansing wrote: > Hello, > > Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > If you run > > the installer with the extra parameter 'priority=medium' you will be > > given this option. > > I did an installation and chose that option, to create the "targeted > initrd". > That gives me a system, which boots (the kernel boots), so the original > problem is solved by that. > > But that leads to another problem: the system cannot find the root > filesystem, /dev/hda and /dev/hda1 doesn't exist, the needed module > here is "ide_generic", which seems to be not in the initrd > (executing "modprobe ide_generic" gives no error, but ide_generic does > not appear in /proc/modules). [...] Which boot loader did you install? Did you specify the boot device as /dev/hda1 or did the installer do that? The installer normally specifies the boot device by UUID, which avoids the problems of device naming. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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