What to do when Ubuntu boots into Busybox CLI?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 08:33:36 UTC 2008

On 11/03/2008, Gerald Dachs <ubuntu at dachsweb.de> wrote:
> Nonsense, you can browse _a_ filesystem, not _the_ filesystem on your
>  harddisk.
>  You are browsing a filesystem in a ramdisk, that was already setup by grub
>  before the kernel started. This filesystem is used temporary by the kernel
>  for loading device drivers that are necessary to access the harddisk and
>  the filesystem you have choosen during install. After the root filesystem
>  on the harddisk got mounted, this temporary filesystem disappears,
>  but your root filesystem didn't get mounted for some reason.

Thank you for the explanation, Gerald. I did not realize that it works
like this.

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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