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Re: No way to boot on 2.6.23.12-52.fc7



--- Dr P Dupre <pd520 york ac uk> wrote:

> On Thu, 3 Jan 2008, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> 
> >
> > --- pd520 york ac uk wrote:
> >
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I do not understand, I still cannot boot on the
> new
> >> kernel:
> >> 2.6.23.12-52.fc7
> >>
> >> 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 (2.6.23.12-52.fc7)
> >>          root (hd0,7)
> >> #        kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.23.12-52.fc7 ro
> >> root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet
> >> selinux=0
> >>          kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.23.12-52.fc7 ro
> >> root=/dev/sda8 rhgb quiet
> >> selinux=0
> >>          initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.img
> >>
> >>
> >> 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
> >> With the new kernel, if I put:
> >> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.23.12-52.fc7 ro
> >> root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet
> >> selinux=0
> >>
> >> if fails because it try to boot on a /dev/sdb, 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
> >>
> >> In what these 2 kernels are so different ?
> >>
> >> Regards
> >>
> >> ---
> >>
> >
>
==========================================================================
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> >>   Department of Chemistry            |   |   
> Phone:
> >> (44)-(0)-1904-434384
> >>   The University of York             |   |   
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> >> (44)-(0)-1904-432516
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> email:
> >> pd520 york ac 
> >
> > uk
> >>
> >
>
==========================================================================
> >>
> >> --
> >
> > If changing from root=/ to
> > root=/dev/sda8
> > does not work, remove the kernel through yum then
> > reinstall it and see if that cures your problem.
> >
> > BTW, that kernel is working for me
> 
> I already tried something similar. I remove the
> kernel by using rpm -e
> then I made yum update kernel
> This does not install the last version of the
> kernel, but anyway,
> the software updater finally reinstall the last the
> version.
> 
If you do an ls in /boot directory, what do you see?

is the kernel in there,

What does 
$ rpm -qa kernel
return?

Thanks,

Antonio 


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