HELP: Dropping to a shell! after copy Wubi installation onto another PC
yi2004 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 07:44:00 UTC 2009
I found out that you can use LABEL instead of UUID in the configuration
So, in windows, I set a Label to that hard disk, and then altered the
configuration file accordingly.
On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 2:12 AM, Jason Crain <jason at bluetree.ath.cx> wrote:
> On Mon, February 23, 2009 11:12 am, Yi Tan wrote:
> > I copy that Wubi installation onto my home PC(PC2). I've also
> > copied wubildr, wubildr.mbr and modified windows's boot.ini
> > Then I turn on PC2. I can select boot ubuntu. And then see the ubuntu
> > with loading bar for a moment.
> > And it ends up in following failure:
> > Gave up waiting for root device. Common problems:
> > .......
> > ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/7Axxxxxxxxxx does not exist. Dropping to a
> > ---------------------------
> > I don't know much about linux. It seems like the copied-version ubuntu
> > can't
> > get the hard disk to work.
> > Is there any easy way to make it works? Because I have got all software,
> > environment setup in that wubi installation. Really don't want a fresh
> > installation with time consuming software setup.
> You will need to edit the file /etc/fstab and change the 'UUID=XXX' lines
> to show the correct uuids. You can find the UUIDs of your system by using
> 'sudo blkid'.
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