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Re: installation failed

On 09/04/2011 10:58 AM, Jeroen Diederen wrote:
> I used the latest netboot image:
> http://d-i.debian.org/daily-images/powerpc/daily/powerpc/netboot/mini.iso
> 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.
> Regards
> Jeroen Diederen
> http://mintppc.org

Which machine are you trying to install it on? Proper installation
report would help. If it is a Mac please try the suggestion from:


and report back.


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