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I have attached fstab. It has the paritions configured with root =
/dev/dha7 ext3, which is correct. I ran the e2fsck (because it said that
is had been over 12000 days since the last test, due to not resetting the
clock), and it reported no problems, 1.1% fragmentation.
What should I be using instead of devfs?
> nova@... wrote:
>> OK, I didn't have the devfs loaded into the kernel, so the new version
>> boots past that point. However, the boot stops when it tries to load
>> the root filesystem.
> You shouldn't use devfs. It's obsolete. Which liveCD / stage are you
> installing from? Which profile are you using?
>> warning, no fsck.ext3 found.
>> Error: mounting an ext2 partition failed on /dev/hda7 (a little
>> different wording), Bad superblock, etc
>> type cntrl-D to cancel, or enter root passwd to fix:
>> and it is frozen (no keyboard recognised)
>> There is a copy of fsck.ext3 on /sbin/, so I think that it is not in
>> the initrd. Any ideas on how to fix this?
> Is /dev/hda7 an ext2 partition? Are you sure you have your partition
> numbering right and that your fstab reflects your partition layout?
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could this be caused by my PRAM battery being DEAD (is says the year is 1904)
Also, I configured in both EXT2 and EXT3 kernel support...
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo-src/rc-scripts/etc/fstab,v 188.8.131.52 2005/01/31 23:05:14 vapier Exp $
# noatime turns off atimes for increased performance (atimes normally aren't
# needed; notail increases performance of ReiserFS (at the expense of storage
# efficiency). It's safe to drop the noatime options if you want and to
# switch between notail / tail freely.
# See the manpage fstab(5) for more information.
# <fs> <mountpoint> <type> <opts> <dump/pass>
# NOTE: If your BOOT partition is ReiserFS, add the notail option to opts.
/dev/hda7 / ext3 noatime 0 1
/dev/hda6 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/cdroms/cdrom0 /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,ro 0 0
#/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto 0 0
# NOTE: The next line is critical for boot!
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
# glibc 2.2 and above expects tmpfs to be mounted at /dev/shm for
# POSIX shared memory (shm_open, shm_unlink).
# (tmpfs is a dynamically expandable/shrinkable ramdisk, and will
# use almost no memory if not populated with files)
shm /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0