My system on longer boots...
My system has stopped booting!!! Can someone please help me get it up and running again.
Here is the text at boot up:
sda: sda1 sda2 sda3
Loading jbd module
Jouralled Block Device driver loaded
Loading ext3 module
Mounting /proc filesystem
Creating block device
Creating root device
mkrootdev: label / not found
Mounting root filesystem
mount: error 2 mounting ext3
pivotroot: pivot_root(/sysroot,/sysroot/initrd) failed: 2
umount /initrd/proc failed: 2
Freeing unused kernel memory: 212k freed
Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel.
Adaptec 2940U2W SCSI
Quantum Viking II
It sounds like your /etc/fstab is using labels rather than the actual devices and the label doesn't correspond to the correct partition.
Boot in rescue mode, mount your / partition and edit /etc/fstab to use partitions rather than labels and it will probably boot then.
Redhat 8.0 Rescue mode
# Redhat links
RedHat Linux Manuals
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
RedHat 8.0 Tips & Tricks
# Redhat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools
# Redhat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure X server:
When I try to enter Rescue Mode I get the following message:
/dev/sda1 83 Linux
/dev/sda2 83 Linux
/dev/sda3 82 Linux swap
I would like to be able to recover my files. Any help would be gratefully accepted.
Is /dev/sda2 perhaps something other than ext3, maybe reiserfs or ext2?
I have tried to mount it as ext2 but I get the same error.
Am I using the mount command correctly?
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