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bug #9843: After Install Boot Fails, unable to mount root partition

Submitter:  Andrew Madigan <andymadigan>
Submitted:  Sun 01 Aug 2004 07:46:06 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  2 - Minor
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open
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Thu 16 Sep 2004 11:35:29 PM UTC, comment #7: 

I had a similar problem, after installation I get the grub (MBR). I selec my partition and I get this error

NTFS-fs warning (device hda1): ntfs_fill_super(): Atime updates are not implemted yet. Disabling them.

Kernel panic: VFS: unable to mount root fs on hda1

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Mon 13 Sep 2004 06:57:52 PM UTC, comment #6: 

I tried with GNOPPIX 0.8 and ReiserFS and got the same trouble. Gnoppix bootloader is installed on hda6. I tried to chainload that loader from my original grub installation in MBR but the Gnoppix bootloader wasn't recognized as being a known loader. After that, I copied the Gnoppix menu.lst entry into the original menu.lst. Gnoppix started but initrd wasn't found. I changed the menu.lst entry to /boot/initrd.gz which worked but after that the root partition was not recognized.

Fri 13 Aug 2004 04:40:17 PM UTC, comment #5: 

Si "After Install Boot Fails"

Edite la línea de Grub y cambie la unidad.  El error se debe a que al convertir el dispositivo linux a la manera de GRUB, deja el mimso número de partición de Linux sin disminuir en una unidad por cuanto GRUB inicia a contar dispositivos desde 0.

grub muestra hd0,3 para /dev/hda3, debiendo ser
             hd0,2 para /dev/hda3

una vez edite en la pantalla inicial, y logre arrancar el sistema, vaya a /boot/grub, edite el menu.lst y corrija el dispositivo.  Si tiene windows y no lo vió en la lista de inicio, agregue estas líneas en el menu.lst:

title Windows XX

Tue 10 Aug 2004 08:57:56 PM UTC, comment #4: 

ext3 installed failed as well, I've installed debian sid, if I can find some more HD space, I might keep on trying.

Mon 09 Aug 2004 08:52:50 PM UTC, comment #3: 


Mon 09 Aug 2004 09:38:04 AM UTC, comment #2: 


Andreas Mueller <amu>
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Mon 02 Aug 2004 08:55:26 PM UTC, comment #1: 
  • added firebird to next beta, any news installing with ext3 ?


Sun 01 Aug 2004 07:46:06 PM UTC, original submission:  

I just installed Gnoppix and when GRUB trys to start it, it says that it can't recognize the partition type of the root partition, even though it seems to know it's 0x82 (if I'm reading that right, that means ext2, which is exactly what it is). I'm going to try reinstalling with ext3, but I thought it might be a good idea to mention this first. This is installing Gnoppix 0.7 BETA.

You've got my vote for a forum, and for Mozilla Firebird too, the first command I give Gnoppix will probably be apt-get install mozilla-firebird

Andrew Madigan <andymadigan>


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