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From: Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
Subject: Re: Problems booting...still
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 15:03:44 -0400
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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