Thanks a lot, this workaround seems to work fine which is a huge
On Wed, 2004-03-24 at 09:36, Mirko Scurk wrote:
> Same problem here. I managed workaround but wish to boot in standard
> fashion. Here's what I do:
> On silo prompt:
> linux single (same complaining about fs type and read-only fs)
> in single mode:
> mount -o remount /dev/hda1
> init 2
> /etc/init.d/networking start (not always needed!?!)
> After that everything works fine untile next reboot!
> Euan Maxwell reče:
> > Hi,
> > I have been running Debian Unstable on my Ultra 2 (2x300Mhz, 768MB RAM)
> > for quite a few months now without issue.
> > Last night, I updated my system using apt-get as I do every couple of
> > days or so. It seemed to update quite a few key things such as gcc
> > which all seemed to update successfully.
> > I normally leave the machine on 24/7 but shut it down last night for the
> > first time in maybe a couple of weeks.
> > When I tried to boot the machine this morning, the system only wanted to
> > mount the root filesystem read-only and the booting process failed when
> > the machine got to the "init 3" stage.
> > I tried scrolling back to see if I could work out what was happening
> > earlier in the boot process but the only thing I could see was something
> > along the lines of:
> > "mount: you must specify a filesystem type" around the time when it was
> > mounting the root filesystems.
> > I also noticed at the prom boot prompt, it said:
> > Allocating 8MB memory at 0x40000000 for kernel
> > quickly followed by another message:
> > Kernel doesn't support loading to high memory, relocating...done.
> > The kernel that it is trying to boot into is a 2.4.23 I am not sure how
> > to view my silo.conf file from the prom as I was going to try another
> > kernel image to see if I could boot using that (I can't remember what
> > alias names I have given older kernels on there!)
> > I am really stumped here and any pointers would be greatly appreciated.
> > Currently on Silo version 1.4.4.
> > Thanks,
> > Euan.
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