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Old 12-06-2012, 10:10 PM   #1
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BackTrack 5 R3 boot issue: "/dev/mapper/vg-root does not exist! Dropping to shell!"


Does anyone know how to fix this issue? I have a "fully" encrypted system and any google search results I have found regarding this issue have been no help. Can someone point me in the right direction?
 
Old 12-07-2012, 03:06 PM   #2
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Can you manually mount that partition?
 
Old 12-07-2012, 08:24 PM   #3
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No I can't. It's looking like a reinstall may be in order.
 
  


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