Dapper LTS boot failure

Maynard Wright m-wright at eskimo.com
Thu Jan 25 20:53:27 GMT 2007


Hi, MKR,

No, I shut the computer down last night and it seemed to shut off 
normally.  When I turned it on this morning, the trouble occurred and 
rebooting doesn't help.  I switched back to an older laptop with RedHat 
8 until I can fix Kubuntu.

Thanks,

Maynard

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MKR wrote:

>Have you recently made any changes to boot order in the BIOS?
>
>The problem appears to start with it not finding /dev/hda1, which
>snowballs in to the other errors.
>
>On 1/25/07, Maynard Wright <m-wright at eskimo.com> wrote:
>  
>
>>I'm using Dapper (6.06 LTS) on a Toshiba Satellite L25-S119 laptop.
>> I've encountered a failure to boot up.  The failure occurs at "mounting
>>root filesystems."  The system diverts to the built-in shell "ash" after
>>the messages listed below are displayed:
>>
>>Is there any way to recover from this failure without reinstalling Kubuntu?
>>
>>
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>>
>>   Booting 'Ubuntu, kernel 2.6.15-23-386'
>>
>>root (hd0,0)
>> Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
>>kernel  /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.15-23-386 root=/dev/hda1 ro quiet splash
>>   [Linux-bzImage, setup=0x1c00, size=0x15774d]
>>initrd  /boot/initrd.img-2.6.15-23-386
>>   [Linux-initrd @ 0xb81c000, 0x673bf7 bytes]
>>savedefault
>>boot
>>Uncompressing Linux... Ok, booting the kernel.
>>mount: Mounting /dev/hda1 on /root failed: No such device
>>mount: Mounting /root/dev on /dev/.static/dev failed: No such file or
>>directory
>>mount: Mounting /sys on /root/sys failed: No such file or directory
>>mount: Mounting /proc on /root/proc failed: No such file or directory
>>Target filesytem doesn't have /sbin/init
>>
>>BusyBox v1.01 (Debian 1:1.01-4ubuntu3) Built-in shell (ash)
>>Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
>>
>>/bin/sh: can't access tty: job control turned off
>>#
>>
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>>
>>Thanks,
>>
>>Maynard
>>
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