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Re: kernel-image-2.6.8-3-686 fails to boot

I had something similiar (on 2.6.8) when I deleted the /initrd directory.
Put the directory back back and booted up successfully.

On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 10:37:54PM +0200, Bob Vloon wrote:
> Hi Aurelio,
> > pivot_root: No such file or directory
> I suppose this is the problem - but when looking at your additional info I
> see that you've figured out that as well :) 
> However, if you're sure that hda5 is your root.. Are you using SATA disks?
> That suggests using sdaX, as you did.
> I would try the following (open door policy):
>  * boot using a rescue disk, running 2.6.8-something. Check your partition
>    table and verify that the numbering of the partitions hasn't changed;
>  * verify that sda or hda are detected at all. They should turn up right
>    after detection of the IDE controller(s). The absence of these would
>    suggest that there's something wrong with the initialisation / detection /
>    whatever of you harddisks (is IDE/ATA-2 disk support included?).
> Regards,
>   Bob
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Jeff Ewing

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