Re: No way to boot on

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On Thu, 2008-01-03 at 19:50 +0000, [email protected] wrote:
> I do not understand, I still cannot boot on the new kernel: 

By "still cannot boot" what stopped it booting before this update?

That kernel boots for me, I didn't have to change anything to make it

> This is my grub.conf:
> boot=/dev/sda
> default=0
> timeout=10
> splashimage=(hd0,7)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz
> hiddenmenu
> password --md5 $1$Ey8yydw2$Ia5NHuLvdjduWOKIJM57u0
> title Fedora (
>          root (hd0,7)
> #        kernel /boot/vmlinuz- ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet selinux=0
>          kernel /boot/vmlinuz- ro root=/dev/sda8 rhgb quiet selinux=0
>          initrd /boot/initrd-
> title Fedora (2.6.21-1.3194.fc7)
>          root (hd0,7)
>          kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.21-1.3194.fc7 ro root=/dev/sda8 rhgb quiet selinux=0
>          initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.21-1.3194.fc7.img
> I have not problem to boot on: 2.6.21-1.3194.fc7

Using the above grub.conf stanza for that kernel?  Your sample grub.conf
is an exact copy of the file?  There's no typing errors in the copy you

By the way:  CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD, NOW!  You've just shown the world the
hashsum for it, and that may be enough to crack it.

> With the new kernel, if I put:
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz- ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet selinux=0
> if fails because it try to boot on a /dev/sdb,

*Why* does using LABEL=/ cause it to use /dev/sdb?  Do you have two
drives, is "/" the right label?

Try the following command to see what label is on /dev/sda8:

e2label /deb/sda8

>  so I force it to boot on
> /dev/sda8, but I get:
> setuproot: moving /dev failed No such file or directory
> setuproot: error mounting /proc
> setuproot: error mounting /sys

This is odd.  Does using "/dev/sda8" definitely work for the other

(This computer runs FC7, my others run FC4, FC5 & FC6, in case that's
 important to the thread.)

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