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Old 09-13-2016, 01:22 PM   #1
Gusadrian
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Gave up waiting for root device..


I just turned de laptop on and the screan was full with text like that.
Common problems:
Boot args
Check rootdelay
Check root
Missing modules
Alert!/dev/disk....does not existDropping to a shell!
Busybox v1.13.3

I do not understand anything about pc!!
What shall i do??
I need to work pn this pc!!!..
 
Old 09-13-2016, 02:32 PM   #2
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well you have given us NO information to help you
you are missing the
what's, whens, why's, and hows and who's

all we know is SOMETHING unknown is maybe broken ?
maybe ?

what is the operating system ?
was this ever working ?
if so WHAT has changed ?
and so on.....
 
Old 09-14-2016, 01:15 AM   #3
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Thanks!!.
I have no moved the laptop.I just turned on.
No sure but i think it is ibuntu 10.4
The screen is black with the lines i posted.
There is something like built-in commands where you can write "help".I did it,but i there are words ..
There is some (initranmfs) where one can write commands..is it?
And nothing else.
I have not changed or downl loaded anything at all.
What can it be??
Thanks again
 
Old 09-15-2016, 01:48 PM   #4
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/...Ask_a_Question

English might not be your native tongue.

You are going to have to describe what happens when you turn the machine on. Does it die at the boot loader? Does it make it past the boot loader and can't find the kernel?
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There is some (initranmfs) where one can write commands..is it?
Suggests that maybe the bootloader can't find the kernel. What boot loader are you using?
You need to make an effort and get some info on the machine. There is no way to tell on the sparse info that you have given. There is also an Ubuntu forum.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/ubuntu-63/
 
Old 09-15-2016, 02:24 PM   #5
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thanks!!!
It does not pass the boot lader.I cannot find any info on the machine.
I think I am using ideo boot.donnot have CD/dvd or PCI
there is an alert!dev/disk/by-uuid/....does not exist.Dropping to a shell!
busybox v1.13.3 (ubuntu 1:1.13.3-1ubuntu11) built in shell (ash)

thanks again.
 
Old 09-16-2016, 07:23 AM   #6
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Looks like a common issue.

One of those links should likely help you.
 
  


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