Bug#571035: [squeeze alpha1] installationsreport: grub2: machine doesn't boot
On Mon, 13 Sep 2010, Holger Wansing wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Sep 2010 23:02:31 +0100 Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2010-09-12 at 22:34 +0200, Holger Wansing wrote:
> > > 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.
> I left that all to the installer, no manual action from me.
your subject tells alpha1 squeeze built, those are in fact quite old,
please try with a "proper" daily built.