The scrolling bar of doooooooooom

Steve Lamb grey at
Wed May 14 23:14:54 UTC 2008

On Wed, May 14, 2008 4:02 pm, Steve Lamb wrote:
>> Pressing CTRL-ALT-F1 during the graphical boot will probably also show
>> you what's hanging.

>     Didn't much help.  Removing quiet and splash helped immensely.  It is
> hanging on "Waiting for root volume"...  I think that's the exact
> wording.  Tried replacing the UUID with a /dev and it still was hanging
> there.

    Google: "Waiting for root file system" ubuntu hardy

    Drop the last two and tons of information on this going back to 2006. 
Seems like a simple fix once I dig up a rescue CD and see what my
partition migrated to.  Geez.

Steve Lamb

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