Trashed Hardy on update

Steve Cook yorvik.ubunto at
Thu Mar 13 14:40:38 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 16:26 +0200, Nigel Ridley wrote:
> I know - it's alpha stuff and you need to expect these things.....
> OK, I did 'Full Upgrade' using Adept and it said there were a few 
> problems with downloading some things. So I waited a bit and tried 
> again. This time it downloaded (some libc 6 - or something similar) and 
> started the install process which finished with an error.
> Now I can't boot normally and even in recovery mode, regardless of which 
> kernel I choose, I get to:
> Check root= bootarg cat /proc.cmdline
> or missing modules, devices: cat /proc/modules ls /dev
> ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/long_string_of_alphanumeric_stuff does not 
> exist. Dropping to a shell!
> BusyBox v1.1.3 9Debian 1:1.1.3-5ubuntu12) Built-in shell (ash)
> Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
> (initramfs)
> Any hope of an easy solution - or is it a reinstall....?


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