pkaplan1 at comcast.net
Fri Jun 26 09:04:47 UTC 2009
On Thursday 25 June 2009 18:48 David Hendricks wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 8:29 AM, <pkaplan1 at comcast.net> wrote:
> > >pkaplan1 at comcast.net wrote:
> > >> In the last few days my system has been hanging during boot.
> > >>
> > >> The only way to continue booting is by hitting ctrl+d. Booting
> > >> continues
> > normally and the
> > >> drives are correctly mounted.
> > >>
> > >> I've verified that th UUID identifiers that are listed in /etc/fstab
> > match those listed in /dev/disk
> > >> /by-uuid and are the same four partitions listed above. These
> > >> correspond
> > to /dev/sdb5,
> > >> /dev/sdb2, /dev/sdb1 and /dev/sdb6, respectively.
> > >>
> > >> How can I get this to stop hanging?
> > >> Paul
> > >
> > >The only time I've seen this problem recently is with trying to
> > >automount a USB hard drive on boot. Where are these partitions
> > Exactly. All the partitions are on an external USB drive. Strange
> > thing is that there was no problem in the 2 weeks since I set up the
> > machine and drive, only in the last few days.
> > Paul
> I've had a number of problems trying to boot from USB devices. Adding
> "rootwait" to the kernel command-line options seems to help solve (or at
> least workaround) a lot of them. It seems like your root fs is already
> found, but I'd advise trying it anyway to see if it makes a difference.
Are you suggesting this even though I am booting from /dev/sda, not the
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