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Bug#571035: [squeeze alpha1] installationsreport: grub2: machine doesn't boot

On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 10:34:47PM +0200, Holger Wansing wrote:
> Hello,
> Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:
> > If you run
> > the installer with the extra parameter 'priority=medium' you will be
> > given this option.
> I did an installation and chose that option, to create the "targeted
> initrd".
> That gives me a system, which boots (the kernel boots), so the original
> problem is solved by that.
> But that leads to another problem: the system cannot find the root 
> filesystem, /dev/hda and /dev/hda1 doesn't exist, the needed module
> here is "ide_generic", which seems to be not in the initrd
> (executing "modprobe ide_generic" gives no error, but ide_generic does
> not appear in /proc/modules).
> I already had this problem some times before, filed a bugreport too some
> time ago, which has been fixed, but...
> Reassign this bug to initramfs-tools?

ide_generic does no longer exist in squeeze as linux-2.6 switched
to libata based drivers. I am puzzled that d-i still uses the oldstyle
device names and not UUID's. Oh right your d-i is not a daily built,
but out of date. You are looking for ata_generic module, also please
provide more info along the lines of


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