What to do when Ubuntu boots into Busybox CLI?

Gerald Dachs ubuntu at dachsweb.de
Tue Mar 11 17:40:01 UTC 2008

Am Tue, 11 Mar 2008 14:55:12 +0000
schrieb "Liam Proven" <lproven at gmail.com>:

> On 09/03/2008, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What should one do when booting Ubuntu gets the Busybox CLI screen?
> Are you sure it's Busybox and not a vanilla Bash shell?
> >  I tried adding the parameter "ircpoll" to the kernel
> >  line in grub, but this did not help.
> It is "irqpoll" not "ircpoll".

the bash is too big for the initrd. The shell of choice
is the ash that is part of busybox, like commands like
insmod, mount and even vi and many more.


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