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From: Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] yaboot has kicked my butt - 5 times?!
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2010 13:55:49
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] yaboot has kicked my butt - 5 times?! by Mark Knecht
Sorry, I've had a busy week and didn't have time to respond!

> OK - to me this doesn't look good: > > # mount -t procfs none /proc > mount:none has wrong device number or fs type procfs not supported
Sorry, that was my mistake, I was running from memory. :) You have the right invocation below.
> on the off chance you menat proc instead of procfs I tried it that way > and got a slightly more reasonable message: > > # mount -t proc none /proc > can't create lock file /etc/mtab~1038: Read-only file system (use -n > flag to override) > >> Now, try fsck.ext3 again. Does it work? >> > Worked fine. fsck.ext3 said it was clean >
Cool, so now we know that fsck is fine.
>> Next, let's remount the root file system read/write so we can modify files: >> # mount -o remount,rw / >> > Seemed to work. Got this message: > > EXT3-fs: (hda4):using internal journal > >> We'll copy the current mount information from proc to /etc/mtab and see >> if that helps: >> # cp /proc/self/mounts /etc/mtab >> # mount -o remount,ro / >> >> Now, try fsck.ext3 again. Does it work? >> >> If so, try rebooting the system again. Does it boot now? >> > Didn't boot but got a little farther. Doesn't complain about mtab > anymore but still complains: > > * Checking root filesystem... > fsck.ext3: No such file or directory while trying to open /dev/hda4 > /dev/hda4: > The superblock could not be read...... > >
Okay, so we fixed the first thing. That's good. :) Can you attach your whole kernel config? I'm wondering if maybe udev isn't running properly due to a misconfiguration. -Joe


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Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] yaboot has kicked my butt - 5 times?! Mark Knecht <markknecht@×××××.com>