[Grml] [Grml 1.0] cannot boot anymore after upgrade

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Wed Oct 3 12:48:43 CEST 2007

* Michael Prokop <mika at grml.org> [20071003 07:46]:
> * Ja Bu <jb_int at care2.com> [20071003 01:53]:


> > I am also wondering: I surely am not the only one who ever upgraded 
> > a GRML 1.0 system, or? Did noone ever encountered a similar problem? 

> > I appreciate every hint which might bring me closer to a solution
> > of this most annoying problem. 

> Can you please provide the output of:

> dpkg --list mdadm lvm2 initramfs-tools lilo grub udev

> of the system? (Just boot grml live and chroot into your system)

> If you change the root=UUID=... line within grub/lilo to something
> like root=/dev/... (where the later device corresponds with your
> root partition) - does it boot then?

> JFYI: I'll try to reproduce the problem on my own here, so
> you definitely won't be lost with a not-bootable system.

Just verified it on my own: root=UUID=... still/again does not work
with initramfs-tools. So just use root=/dev/... on your grub cmdline
in the meanwhile to boot your system, I'm debugging the problem....
Stay tuned...

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