upgrading kernel in VMware Virtual machine of dapper kills
sjoeboo at sjoeboo.com
Wed Dec 7 20:30:43 GMT 2005
On Dec 7, 2005, at 3:20 PM, matt nicholson wrote:
> On Dec 7, 2005, at 2:10 PM, Ben Collins wrote:
>> On Wed, 2005-12-07 at 12:50 -0500, matt nicholson wrote:
>>> Not sure which mailing list to post this to so going to both users
>>> I have dapper running in a VM on VMware 5.5, breezy as a host. All of
>>> the recent Dapper upgrades have gone quite nice thus far, with one
>>> exception. When performing the upgrade of linux-image-386(184.108.40.206
>>> 220.127.116.11) and linux-restricted-modules-386(18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124),
>>> VM dies. By this i mean that, upon reboot, Grub comes up, the system
>>> starts to boot (the new "handdrawn" usplash comes up), and it gets as
>>> far a "Mounting the root file system" After a few seconds here, I get
>>> dropped to a console saying:
>>> Alert! /dev/sda1/ does not exist. Dropping you to a shell!
>> Could you tell me the actual version of the linux-image itself
>> (linux-image-2.6.15-6-386 or -7-386, most likely).
> Working: linux-image-2.6.12-9-386
> Failing linux-image-2.6.15-7-386
>> Also, try adding BusLogic to initramfs module list and run
>> "update-initramfs -u -k 2.6.15-7-386"
> do this after a the new kernel is installed, before reboot?
> Will try
Tried this. No luck. Exact same situation.
>> You may also want to try and see if switching vmware to use the IDE
>> simulation instead of the SCSI disk works too.
> Will also try
You cannot change from SCSI -> IDE without creating a new disk. so this
wouldn't work, unless a reinstall was done.
>> Ben Collins <ben.collins at ubuntu.com>
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