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Re: URGENT !!! SYSTEM BROKEN (CONT)



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Hi George

On Tue, 6 Oct 1998, G. Kapetanios wrote:

> 
> Following to my prvious email
> I have installed lilo. the system can boot from floppy. 
> However, when I try to boot from disk the boot starts 
> but it hangs with the following message 
> 
> VFS Mounted root (ext2) filesystem
> Unable to open an initial console
> 
> This does not happen with the floppy boot. 
> Any ideas ?

Seems to me that something/someone deleted /dev/tty??

To restore it,

mount the root partition /somewhere from the rescue disk

cd /somewhere/dev
and execute
./MAKEDEV tty

I hope this helps

Once you can boot as usual double check other important devices
aren't missing 

regards,

		Ulisses
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