[SGVLUG] Blah - linux install headache on intel 945g based system
mproctor13 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 13 11:21:29 PST 2006
On 3/13/06, matti <mathew_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
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> So we installed a PATA harddrive (i.e. old style
> Linux didnt see the DVD burner.. so we used an
> external DVD (usb).
> After patching get the following on boot:
So is this the installer or after install trying to boot the system.
> Red Hat nash version 220.127.116.11
> Reading all physical volumes...
> no volume groups found.. (repeat 3x)
This message is nothing to worry about unless you are using logical volumes.
> mount: error 6 mounting ext3
Seems to be your main problem. Can't mount real root so can't switch
root from initrd to real root. Maybe you don't have ext3 module in
initrd or built into the kernel.
> mount: error 2 mounting
> switchroot: mount failed: 2
> umount /initrd/dev failed: 2
> kernel panic -not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
> OK - now we have 2 systems we attempted
> to do this with, so I have doubts that
> it is bad hardware...
> anyone else heard of or seen this??
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