What to do when Ubuntu boots into Busybox CLI?
kassube at gmx.net
Mon Mar 10 20:35:51 UTC 2008
Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 10/03/2008, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > Check the logs. My guess would be that it is a peripheral problem and
> > initramfs conflict. Check your fstab and grub as well to make sure
> > the drive & CDRom are properly configured.
> Strangely, were no logs in /root, and no logs in /var/logs.
That would be "/var/log", but I think it is very unlikely that you find
any logs at all. AFAIK the filesystems are not yet mounted when you fall
into the busy box. Could it be that there is a mismatch between the
actual device names and the entries in "/boot/grub/menu.lst"? Another
option would be to use "vga=normal" instead of the "splash" kernel boot
parameter. Then you might see a useful error message.
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