Hardy Heron Live CD startup

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu May 1 19:43:51 UTC 2008

On 05/01/2008 12:11 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 04/30/2008 08:48 AM, Peter Hillier-Brook wrote:
>> Apologies if this is an FAQ that I haven't been able to locate, but...
>> On one of my machines the Live CD boots to a BusyBox shell with a user 
>> prompt of (initramfs) no matter what boot option I select. As I'm 
>> thinking of migrating from Debian to Ubuntu on this system it would 
>> obviously be helpful to get past this point! :-)
>> The CPU is a Pentium III at 800 mHz with 768 MB of RAM and is perfectly 
>> happy to run Debian Etch, so is presumably compatible with Ubuntu.
>> Any thoughts anyone?
>> Peter HB
> Usually BB/initramfs will give you a reason. Were there any messages?

Also, others have reported that by adding:

all_generic_ide floppy=off irqpoll

or a combination thereof at boot (F6) works.


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