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Old 06-21-2008, 09:18 AM   #1
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Unhappy initramfs on bootup

staring up...
loading, please wait the initramfs

BusyBox v1.1.3(Debian 1:1.1.3-5 ubuntu12) Built-in shell (ash)
Enter'help' for buit-in command.

I always got this message when I boot the system & the worst of all, I have to type "exit" before the system starts. what is this? & how can I get rid of this? I use Ubuntu 7.10 and upgraded to 8.04. I would be very glad if somebody could help. Thank you.

nb: please email me to this for any solutions.
Old 06-21-2008, 12:02 PM   #2
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see where the problem is.

You may be missing some driver that is required in the initial stages.

hard disk spec?
bios setting?


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