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

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Wed Oct 3 20:31:29 CEST 2007

* Ja Bu <jb_int at care2.com> [20071003 20:19]:

> > You are sure, that this is the output of the affected grml2hd
> > installation? This would be interesting. :)

> I did a chroot /mnt/sda1 (where I had previously mounted the
> affected grml installation) and then entered the dpkg command that you
> have sent. So I assume that should be the correct output, shouldn 
> it? Is there room for mistakes? 

Yes, this should provide the correct output. Confuses me a little
bit now, as you are using an very old initramfs-tools version which
I don't think suffers from this problem.

> > > Here is lilo.conf (which I currently use):
> [...]
> > > => the hard disk is really sda (the only existing partition is sda1)

> > Ok, so just replace the:
> > append="grml_from_hd root=UUID=ffb575cc-c8df-4063-e0f8cb6aff03  "
> > with
> > append="grml_from_hd root=/dev/sda1"

> That worked! Thanks a lot!!

Great to hear that.

> > You can edit the commandline of grub interactive (just press 'e',
> > then edit the according line(s) and after pressing 'enter' to
> > activate the changes, finally boot the entry using 'b') as well.

> When booting the corrupt system I do not even see a menu. It is
> not possible to enter anything since as soon as 'GRUB' appears
> the system hangs. 

> But that doesn't matter now since with LILO everything works fine. 
> Thanks again.

Ok. :)

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