Re: Install Success - Not Quite
On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 11:36:52PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> Well I guess I jumped the gun, the m68k install didn't quite finish. It
> downloaded all the packages for base, unpacked them all, then stopped during
> 'Install essential packages'. I tried it twice and it stops in the same
> place. no error messages, terminal 2 also freezes up. You can type a command
> but it doesn't respond. No disk activity.
I had this on ia64, hung when libc6 or sysinitv postinst tried to
get init to reload inittab. The root cause was that I had forgotten
to include root=/dev/ram in my boot options. It mounted the ramdisk
ok (from initrd=....), but then gets confused about whether process
1 is linuxrc or init (something like that anyway).
So check you boot with root=/dev/ram.