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Old 11-06-2004, 11:25 PM   #1
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upgraded from redhat 9 to fc2...wont boot


Ok i updated redhat 9 to fedora core 2 using apt-get. had a bunch of problems but now all packages are installed. I have kernel 2.4 and kernel 2.6 installed. kernel2.4 still wroks and can boot with it but login is really slow and im getting other weird prlblems. when i try and boot to kernel 2.6 i get this warning:

mount: missing device
failed in exec at defaults
failed in exec at ext2

pivot out: pivot_root(/sysroot,/sysroot/initrd) failed: 2
kernel panic: no init found

Any clues what is the problem?

thanks,
Paul
 
Old 11-06-2004, 11:56 PM   #2
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hi there

this error
pivot out: pivot_root(/sysroot,/sysroot/initrd) failed: 2

i got when i did not had ext2 FS support compiled in my kernel;
u need that support into ur kernel even if u r using ext3 since ext2 is required initially whn the system starts

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Old 11-07-2004, 11:53 AM   #3
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all my filesystems are ext2 already. does kernel 2.6.8 have ext2 support in it?

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Old 11-07-2004, 01:43 PM   #4
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hi there

this needs to be checked by u whther u have compile the kernel with that support
it surely does have an option for that
and since u have upgraded usng apt-get u must be having that support


do check out the partition that have been specified as root partition in ur grub.conf/lilo/.conf

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