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Re: kernel 2.6.22-2-k7

mystified wrote:
> When I upgraded my system several weeks ago I went to boot into the new
> kernel and got messages like the following:
> device /sys/block/sda/sda5/dev no such file or directory
> devise /sys/block/sda/sda5/dev seems to be down
> /bin/mknod missing operand after 'b'
> then it ends with kernel panic not syncing.
> I have been updating daily to see if a new kernel was released and as
> far as I can tell none has.

Hi Barbara

I had a problem like this on an amd64 booting on a sata drive, it turned
out the solution was to mount the drives using labels, the scsi stack
has had some re-ordering lately, because of the order of recognition of
various devices during the bootup phase.

Robert G. Moonen
registered Linux user number 298132

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second,
it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident."
Arthur Schopenhauer - German philosopher (1788 - 1860)

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