thanks for the help until now. I already learned a lot.
Still I'm not able to make it work..
So I used the Gentoo install manual literally to install my machine.
What I noticed now after lot's of reboots and mounts umounts ..
(boot from the cd permits write access on my hd (If I mound my /boot as explained here : http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handboo...ap=4#doc_chap5
this is my Grub conf:
kernel /kernel-2.6.12-gentoo-r10 root=/dev/hda3
(I tried various manual configs via the command line as explained above by mister Tdevil .. but all failed to boot properly.)
But when I boot via Grub he's mounting my root as being read only !! is this normal ???
This is the startup :
So he's mounting proc at /proc
sysfs at /sys
mounting /dev for udev
configuring system to use udev
populating /dev with device notes
setting /sbin/udevsend as hootplug agent
mounting devpts at /dev/pts
activating possible swap
remounting root filesystem read-only (if necessary)
Checking Rootfile system
fsck.ext3 No such file or directory while trying to openb /dev/ROOT
The superblock could not be read or does ot describe a correct ext2 filesystem. blablblablablabl
Filesystem could not be fixed.
Give root pw for maintenance or Ctrl D to continue
When I type in the Root password here I get a prompt.
when I type the command reboot he's telling this :
shutdown: /dev/initctl: No Such file or directory
init: /dev/initctl: No Such file or directory
I'm quite sure this is related, specially because /dev/ is perfectly reachable in maintenance mode.. where is that initctl file ???
pffioeee this was heavy typing.
thanks for helping me out ;-)