Re: Etch hangs on startup at: waiting on root file system ?
rusi pathan wrote:
Replace initramfs-tools with yaird and then do any kernel upgrades.
mustard lee wrote:
I put together a brand new Etch install today, which was working
flawlessly for the first few boots. I think I may have done an
apt-get upgrade prior to the last reboot and now its hanging on the
startup with the message 'waiting on root file system'. If I try
recovery mode, its the same. I've also tried noapic, nolapic, with
no effect. Has anyone heard of this error recently? I'm not at the
computer atm, or I would put in some more details like the kernel
version. The best I can say is it is the most current 'testing' 486
kernel, as I installed an updated all this today. I suspect its
something like 2.6.15.?-486. Any ideas or comments would be
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Thanks for the info. I'll post the results when I access the machine next.