up waiting for root device.

juan hernandez jnherz at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 03:05:31 GMT 2010


plus i dont have any ubuntu karmic media right now :(

On 11/4/10, juan hernandez <jnherz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok thank you but i can not log in recovery mode :( only the busybox
> v1.13.3 with the initramfs prompt.
> I think the problem is with "inodes" i just programming c using
> dinamic memory nodes and then when i turn the machine on showme this
> message
>
> On 11/3/10, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> On 11/03/2010 05:43 PM, juan hernandez wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On 11/3/10, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>>> On 11/03/2010 03:51 PM, juan hernandez wrote:
>>>>> Hello i have karmic koala and when i turn on the machine show me this
>>>>> message:
>>>>> gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: boot args ( cat
>>>>> /proc/cmdline )
>>>>> check rootdelay= (did the system wait long enough?)
>>>>> check root=(did the system wait for the right device?
>>>>> Missing modules (cat /proc/modules; ls /dev)
>>>>> ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuidle6119541-b2c8-41f2-8930-246e98a92458 does not
>>>>> exist. Dropping to a shell!
>>>>> thank you in advance, grettings!
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Have a look at:
>>>> <http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&complete=0&q="Missing+modules+(cat+%2Fproc%2Fmodules%3B+ls+%2Fdev)"&btnG=Search>
>>>>
>>>> It will also be helpful if you can provide additional
>>>> information/details; i.e., was it working properly before, did you do a
>>>> recent update/upgrade, can you boot into recovery mode, etc., etc.
>>
>> Moved to the bottom... Please bottom post on this list :-)
>>
>>> Thank you 4 the reply and yes was it was working fine before, nop
>>> uddate or up grade,  yes i can boot from recovery, the last thing that
>>> i remember doing is making a c program :(
>>
>> Boot to recovery mode and select the dpkg option. Let that run and
>> correct any errors. Then continue to boot (I don't have a karmic in
>> front of me, but I think it is the top menu item) and log into the
>> console (your standard username & password). Then:
>>
>> $ sudo apt-get update
>> $ sudo apt-get upgrade
>> $ sudo apt-get install -f
>> $ sudo fdisk -l
>> [post the output]
>> $ free
>> [post the output]
>> $ cat fstab
>> [post the output]
>> $ sudo blkid
>> [post the output]
>> $ sudo reboot now
>> [let the system reboot & see if it boots normally. If not, boot again to
>> recovery mode, continue to boot to the console, and:
>> $ sudo initramfs -k all -u
>> $ sudo reboot now
>> and see if that resolves the issue]
>>
>>
>>
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