Edgy is HOSED (initramfs?)
ulrich at barfuss-jerusalem.org
Wed Sep 20 16:13:50 UTC 2006
Am Mittwoch, den 20.09.2006, 08:39 -0700 schrieb Scott:
> I've been running Edgy for a few weeks now. Over the past week Usplash
> upgrades have gotten a bit messy. So messy that I could no longer boot
> and I didn't know what else to do So, I decided just to start over from
> scratch. So I downloaded the latest CD Image (as of 19 September )
> burned and did a fresh install.
> After the install did an apt-get update which updated dozens of apps. I
> noted the kernel, uspash and X were among them. So I rebooted.
> Upon rebooting I was thrown back at the same screen I had last seen in
> the previous install.
> After Usplash I'm thrown into a BusyBox shell.
> Then it says
> "can't access tty; job control off"
> I have no idea what to do now (besides staying away from Edgy till it's
> released that is). The problem doesn't appear to be on my end, based on
> what's been going on.
> On the other hand, I'm surprised I'd not yet seen it mentioned here.
> Any ideas, thoughts, suggestions...
> Help? ;-)
> I don't mind testing at all. I enjoy it. So if I can get it running
> again, that would be cool.
i had that exact same behaviour that caused a nonbooting edgy.
and the solution was somehow catchy:
just reset the machine and the error will go away ;)
it happend 3-5 times so far and pushing reset always resolved the
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