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Bug#465461: linux-image-2.6.24-1-686: linux-image-2.6.24-1.686 don't boot on Dell Inspiron 8500


Do you know why the computer keep on booting on linux-image 2 6 18 4 686 with the same parameters : /dev/hda3 ro

Thanks and regards


2008/4/1, maximilian attems <max@stro.at>:
On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 10:49:00AM +0200, Jean-Luc Rossiny wrote:
> The last message was : Waiting for root file system.

use roodelay=7 as described and paste the real error.

> The Linux-image boot until version Linux-image-2.6.23-2-686.
> The version Linux-image-2.6.23-3-686 didn't boot with the same message as
> the present version.

currently your report is pretty useless.
but the best assumption is that your root device name changed
from /dev/hdaX to /dev/sdaX or so
maybe you also just added some external usb disc that reoders the

and no that is not a bug, the kernel *never* guaranteed strict
device ordering. so use UUID in your bootloader config and fstab
and be happy.

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