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Re: Linux-image-2.6.25 won't boot - target filesystem error -SOLVED

On 01 Jul 2008, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Anthony Campbell wrote:
>> On 30 Jun 2008, Andrei Popescu wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 03:28:10PM +0100, Anthony Campbell wrote:
>>>>> Uh-oh, speaking of initrds: I forgot that in my previous message; you
>>>>> should probably rebuild it if you change your fstab to labels or UUIDs.
>>>> How do you do that? I changed to UUID and I got the same message with
>>>> 2.6.25 although 2.6.23 still boots normally. I don't know how you would
>>>> rebuilt initrds.
>>>  dpkg-reconfigure linux-image-...
>>> Regards,
>>> Andrei
>>> -- 
>>> If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
>>> (Albert Einstein)
>> Well, I finally found the answer but it's very odd. I don't think it
>> should work but it does. I put the "wrong" root entry in
>> /boot/grub/menu.lst. All previous kernels have had /dev/hdb9 but this
>> kernel seems to need /dev/hdb10. Here is the relevant section of the
>> file:
> <snip>
> and did you use a vga= parm? And did that work?
> Hugo

No, I didn't do that at any time. I simply changed /dev/hdb9 to
/dev/hdb10. I can't understand why the two kernels should require
different values, but there it is.


Anthony Campbell - ac@acampbell.org.uk 
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