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Re: installation failed

I chrooted into the newly installed system and downgraded the kernel to 2.6.39-bpo.2-powerpc. I could then get into my system without any kernel module errors.

The problem seems to be linux-image-3.0.0-1-powerpc (3.0.0-3)

Jeroen Diederen

On 09/04/2011 04:58 PM, Jeroen Diederen wrote:
I used the latest netboot image:

I tried to install a base system. Installation went fine, yaboot installed ok too. At reboot I am thrown into a busybox shell. The error messages I get are:

Gave up waiting for a root device. Common problems:
 - Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline)
   - Check rootdelay= (did the system wait long enough?)
   - Check root= (did the system wait for the right device?)
 - Missing modules (cat /proc/modules; ls /dev)
ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/long-number does not exist. Dropping to a shell! FATAL: Error inserting i8042 (/lib/modules/3.0.0-1-powerpc/kernel/drivers/input/serio/i8042.ko): No such device FATAL: Error inserting atkbd (/lib/modules/3.0.0-1-powerpc/kernel/drivers/input/keyboard/atkbd.ko): No such device

It has nothing to do with yaboot as I also installed on another computer where I skipped yaboot installation (I had yaboot working fine). I get the same errors on that machine. It seems it has something to do with some kernel modules.

Jeroen Diederen

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