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Postby azfar » Tue Nov 04, 2008 1:18 pm

After a bad shutdown I am not able to boot my box.

below is the screenshot where system hangs.

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any idea how to fix it.
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Postby x2oxen » Tue Nov 04, 2008 4:09 pm

have you recompiled your kernel?? you missed something i think.
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Postby mejam » Tue Nov 04, 2008 4:32 pm

this usually happens when any of kernel modules goes down...
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Postby lambda » Tue Nov 04, 2008 6:11 pm

can you boot into single-user mode and fsck the filesystem? or boot off a cd and fsck/mount the filesystem?
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Postby x2oxen » Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:08 am

Dear lambda

can fsck fix kernel issues as well??
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Postby lambda » Wed Nov 05, 2008 11:43 am

read the error carefully. the process that's failing near the end is 'rm'. if the problem is with the kernel, it shouldn't get this far - before any rm process can execute, the system has to run init, a few sh processes, maybe mount and fsck as well. the problem can be with the filesystem - maybe with initrd.
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Postby azfar » Wed Nov 05, 2008 12:59 pm

same problem in single user mode so I cant run fsck from there. I will try the rescue mode.

btw i didnt recompiled the kernel, its just happened after a power failure.
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Postby azfar » Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:16 pm

did fsck in rescue mode every thing was cleaned but kernek still panicing.
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Postby lambda » Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:32 pm

do you get any errors when you do "gzip -dc /initrd.img |cpio -t > /dev/null"?
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Postby azfar » Wed Nov 05, 2008 3:00 pm

let me check it.
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Postby syedbilalmasaud » Thu Nov 06, 2008 5:55 pm

Azfar ,


try to change your hardware configuration of your virtual machine , might it will help you
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