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Old 07-06-2004, 10:58 AM   #1
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I only can login with devfs=nomount, later on no CDR or USBs

RAM (Mo) : 512MB DDR-
CPU : Athlon XP-M - 2600+
Connection : ADSL-Ethernet
Hard disk : Toshi - 60Gb
CD / DVD ROM : Ricoh
Video card : Mobility Radeon 9600 - 64MB DDR-R
Sound card : AC from KT 400(A)
Network : Ethernet KT400(A)
SCSI : 1 - none
XP-Home on dual boot

I only can login with devfs=nomount, so when i'm inside the thing i cannot access DVD+RW/CDRW combo drive, i cannot access the embutted card reader (smartmedia, sd, stick, etc.) which is USB plugged internal device.

And probably many more devices I probably cannot access but still haven't checked.

This is the ONLY way I can access to login on my laptop, is there a way i can solve this?

If I don't put devfs=nomount, the boot of MDK10 hangs on "Checking for new hardware"

Old 03-18-2005, 06:22 AM   #2
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That would possibly mean that you do not have devfsd installed which is OK but you will need to look around and install udev ~ my limited experience shows it is moving on whereas devfs has 'hit the wall'.

Try this link:

and if you are using kernel-2.6.x then go straight to section 12.


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