upgrading kernel in VMware Virtual machine of dapper kills the
mikael.miffe.eriksson at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 20:39:28 GMT 2005
On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 12:50:08PM -0500, matt nicholson wrote:
> Not sure which mailing list to post this to so going to both users and
> 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(126.96.36.199 to
> 188.8.131.52) and linux-restricted-modules-386(184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11), the
> 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!
I belive I have the same or a similar problem, but on a real comp.
The problem is that sda is sometimes detected as hda, and the root root
will fail to mount because it can't find the device.
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