Bug#360893: udev takes too long to create /dev/hda... and system drops to a shell
On Thu, 20 Apr 2006, Nicola Manini wrote:
> >sure the rescue shell can't fix itself magically ;)
> Well, if you read my initial bug post, you see that before the upgrade it
> used to sort of fix itself up after a while. One could eventually boot
> 2.6.15 bu exiting the shell. Not any more.
could you try out linux-image-2.6-$flavour from unstable
if that works for you.
> >please post from the busybox shell:
> >* the last line of messages you see
> >* cat /proc/cmdline
> >* cat /proc/modules
> >before rebooting check that fstype recognises your root fs:
> ># /usr/lib/klibc/bin/fstype < /dev/hda1
> I attach a file with all the required infos.
> The boot process makes a long pause (1-2 mins) after it writes
it hopes the root device to come up.
> Begin: Waiting for root file system... ...
> and then it quickly comes out with the ALERT and BusyBox lines.
> I hope that helps.
> Thank you, ciao,
hmm did you check from the shell if udevd is running with ps aux?
try to regnerate your initramfs with latest:
thanks for your bug report, unfortunately i can pinpoint from the
give info the cause.