[ARMedslack] Initrd fails to mount rootfs

Gregg Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 14:41:05 UTC 2012

On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 9:35 AM, Thorsten Mühlfelder
<thenktor at salixos.org> wrote:
>> You have four partitions not 3.  What is on /dev/sda4?
> Yes, I've already tested with a second USB stick which has a sda4 (ext4)  prepared for home. The first USB stick only has the mentioned 3 partitions. Sorry.
>> Is your /etc/fstab setup?
> Should be OK:
> http://pastebin.com/7n0YmHuz
>> You have a root shell there - can you share what you have done to
>> investigate it?  It may be obvious what's happened.
> Tried to mount the rootfs, which works.
> Tried to run ./init again, which then fails at switch_root
> But after "exit" it starts booting:
> http://pastebin.com/Skj1JF4B
> --
> Thorsten Mühlfelder
> Salix OS: www.salixos.org

This is an interesting issue to me as I've got one, dehoused at the
moment, since I was planning on attaching a serial cable to it before
trying something else on it.

Can you present (someplace) a complete series of instructions of
exactly what you did to get as far as you did? Including the size of
the stick that you used.

Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
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