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Old 09-14-2011, 08:01 AM   #1
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boot has failed, sleeping forever


Iam using fedora 12 operating system, while booting i got error like,

mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/mapper/vg?backup-lv_root, missing
code page or helper program, or other error in some cases useful info is found in syslog - trydmesg | tail or so

Can't mount root filesystem
[drm:drm_mode_rmbs] * ERROR* tried to removea fb that we didn't own
Boot has failed, sleeping forever.

Please give me step by step commands or details iam new to fedora (linux).
Thanks
 
Old 09-14-2011, 09:57 AM   #2
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Is this a new installation?
Have you been using Fedora 12 and just encountered this problem?

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try dmesg | tail or so
What's the output of the above command?
 
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Old 09-14-2011, 09:59 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by suresh.k View Post
Iam using fedora 12 operating system, while booting i got error like,

mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/mapper/vg?backup-lv_root, missing
code page or helper program, or other error in some cases useful info is found in syslog - trydmesg | tail or so

Can't mount root filesystem
[drm:drm_mode_rmbs] * ERROR* tried to removea fb that we didn't own
Boot has failed, sleeping forever.

Please give me step by step commands or details iam new to fedora (linux).
Thanks
Not really the place for "step-by-step" commands, since there are many places to find how-to guides and tutorials, but we can help. However, you omit alot of crucial details that would LET us help.

What changed? What happened on your machine to make it do this? Have you tried booting from CD/DVD, and going into rescue mode, to see if your files/filesystems are there? Have you tried just looking this error up on Google, or on LQ via search, since there's lots on it:
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=232908
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...kernel-898605/

From what I've read, it seems like you've either re-compiled your kernel incorrectly, or your hard drive is having a problem. Since FC12 is about two years old at this point, an upgrade to the latest version wouldn't be a bad thing if your hard drive has died.
 
Old 09-14-2011, 10:16 AM   #4
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Boot has failed, sleeping forever

Where should i executr this command,
Ok I execute below boot has failed, sleeping forever line
There is no output
 
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Old 09-14-2011, 10:22 AM   #5
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Ok If i compile kernel incorrectly now what i have to do,
If my hard drive is having problem what i have to do
 
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Old 09-14-2011, 10:50 AM   #6
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Ok If i compile kernel incorrectly now what i have to do,
You read the link(s) I posted to you in my first reply, and follow the instructions. Which may not work, depending on what you've done to your system, and you've still not given us any details, or answered any questions.
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If my hard drive is having problem what i have to do
You BUY A NEW HARD DRIVE, and install it, obviously.
 
  


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