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Old 08-10-2008, 10:54 AM   #1
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After LVM, start error


I installed Debian4.0r4 former on my laptop, using LVM.
When I recently install it again, I decide not to use LVM. But when I reboot, it says that /dev/sdb5(my / dictionary) does not exist, and then enter a shell(can't use tty)

I don't know what to do.
 
Old 05-07-2011, 04:14 AM   #2
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Greetingz!

Sounds like your kernel isn't "LVM aware". Perhaps you need to build an initrd?
 
  


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