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Old 04-05-2010, 02:33 PM   #1
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Ubuntu server. Gave up waiting for root device

I've installed Ubuntu 9.10 server on old hardware.
The boot seems to have a problem. See the screenshot attached.
When I see that and type "exit" the normal login is displayed.
There was nothing special about the install.
Anyone has an idea how to fix it?
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Old 04-05-2010, 03:41 PM   #2
Registered: Mar 2008
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Distribution: Debian Sid; Sabayon, UbuntuStudio, Slackware-multilib 13.1, Peppermint Ice, CentOS
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It looks to me like you may have an incorrect UUID. Try typing
ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid
and check the output against the UUID shown in your screenshot.


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