Need Help

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Aug 12 22:07:44 UTC 2011

On 08/12/2011 04:55 AM, Emmanuel Natalis wrote:
> No sweat then, Liam.
>> I was also wondering that Emmanuel, being in a computer centre could have
>> just taken one of several disks lying around without first "setting" the
>> disk to msdos especially if they had been used before as raid, lvm etc...
>> hence suggesting he use a different disk to try.
>> Regards, take care - Goh Lip
>  The machine itself is having 3 hard disks, I just tried using only one of
> them, it worked fine. But on putting back the other two, the same problem
> appears again. It should be a hardware issue as you are saying

I think this would be consistant the uuid message you are seeing:
ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/a0c7<
   snipped> does not exist. Dropping to a shell!

When you change to another disk, that disk will have it's own unique
uuid. Goh can help you pinpoint & modify.

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