email@example.com wrote at 2009-05-09 12:57 -0600: > On my older machine, upon the first boot of each day I get Just the first boot of each day?! Or with any cold boot (powered up from off)? It may be that your simplest *workaround* is to hit the reset button sometime at/before the grub menu. > cannot open /root/dev/console: no such file > Kernel panic. not syncing: Attempted to kill init! > > Then I hit the reset button, and it boots fine. > It seems to have started after I upgraded to linux-image-2.6.29-1-686 > A web search lead me to http://moto.debian.org.tw/viewtopic.php?p=29346 > suggesting one add DELAY=3 in /etc/mkinitrd/mkinitrd.conf > etc. to slow down the handoff after grub or something. > > However it seems that I use initramfs-tools, so I need to know how to do > that with that instead, and hopefully getting not much deeper than > dpkg-reconfigure... Are you using udev? $ mount | grep udev Have you tried using a older kernel image?
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