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Old 11-21-2010, 09:01 AM   #1
StevaBg
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Boot problem in Ubuntu 10.10!?


Greetings to all!!!
Im absolute beginner and need help!
Im using Ubuntu 10.10 for a few months, i'v intslall it from canonical live cd and everything was ok till yesterday. Now im using Ubuntu live cd and "Try Ubuntu" When im starting my pc and starting to boot show me many text lines but on the end show me this:

...Begin: Running /scripts/local-bottom done.
Begin: Running /scripts/init-bottom mount: mounting /dev on/root/dev failed: No such file or directory
Done.
Mount: mounting /sys on/root/sys failed: No such file or directory
Mount: mounting/ proc on/root/proc failed: No such file or directory
Target filesystem doesn't have rquested /sbin/init.
No init found. Try passing init= bootarg.

BusyBox V1.15.3 (Ubuntu 1:1.15.3-1ubuntu5) Built-in shell (ash)
Enter 'hel' for a list of built-in commands.

(initramfs)_When i try to start recovery mode its the same problem...
Please help me, thanks!!!
 
Old 11-21-2010, 09:59 AM   #2
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From LiveCD write these command in the console and paste here output:
Code:
fdisk -l
 
Old 11-21-2010, 10:22 AM   #3
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From LiveCD write these command in the console and paste here output:
Code:
fdisk -l
Nothing happends...
Code:
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ fdisk -l
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$
 
Old 11-21-2010, 10:48 AM   #4
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Nothing happends...
Code:
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ fdisk -l
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$
Sorry..I'v do it now with sudo...
Code:
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$     sudo fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x0006070e

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1   *           1        3648    29295616   83  Linux
/dev/sda2            3648       38914   283273217    5  Extended
/dev/sda5            3648        4134     3905536   82  Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda6            4134       38914   279366656   83  Linux
 
Old 11-21-2010, 10:56 AM   #5
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Now from LiveCD:
Code:
sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
ls -l /mnt
cat /mnt/etc/fstab
cat /mnt/boot/grub/grub.cfg
ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid
df -h /mnt

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Old 11-21-2010, 10:59 AM   #6
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Now from LiveCD:
Code:
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
ls -l /mnt
cat /mnt/etc/fstab
cat /mnt/boot/grub/grub.cfg
ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid
It show me this now...

Code:
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
mount: only root can do that
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ls -l /mnt
total 0
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ cat /mnt/etc/fstab
cat: /mnt/etc/fstab: No such file or directory
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ cat /mnt/boot/grub/grub.cfg
cat: /mnt/boot/grub/grub.cfg: No such file or directory
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid
 
Old 11-21-2010, 11:05 AM   #7
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mount: only root can do that
Use sudo.
 
Old 11-21-2010, 12:02 PM   #8
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Use sudo.
Something is very wrong here, i do that previous command...How can i reinstall or to do new installation...?!
 
Old 11-21-2010, 12:08 PM   #9
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this happened on an install once and UBUNTU got my drives all different. so for me I always install after the xwidow inviroment is running. that solved the live cd install for me. But now put the live cd in and start the xwindow environment
Quote:
Open up terminal and type the following.
sudo update-grub
"Or with out the live CD" at the boot press the "e" key use your arrows key and toggle down and type right after the "splash" (type) telinit 1 then press the (Ctrl and the x key) the system will boot then choose update grub.
this may be a problem and the reason is your drive is not mounted if it is in read-only then it will see the kernel in your /boot/ folder if not update grub from live disk. grub2 is suppose to sync this for you. But it is a hit and miss.

Last edited by Drakeo; 11-21-2010 at 12:15 PM.
 
  


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