[Dclug] how do i fix this boot issue ?
eric at andante.org
Thu Aug 25 15:34:11 EDT 2011
On 8/25/2011 12:22 PM, Przemek Klosowski wrote:
> On 08/25/2011 10:43 AM, Timothy Ball wrote:
>> this is a hosted decidated machine at server beach that was installed w/
>> ubuntu 10.04 and i feel this is some initrd changed nonsense related .
>> if anyone has a good idea i'm all ears cause i'm on this box booted in a
>> remote console . unfortunately i can't do the chroot trick cause they
>> booted me a 32bit os to rescue a 64bit install ... GRRRRRRR
> Interesting---could it be that somehow they accidentally overwrote the
> 64-bit ramdisk/kernel with 32-bit? I thought that the maintenance
> environment is simply a code path within the regular boot process that
> gets taken when the filesystem mounting process goes awry. If you do get
> a 32-bit maintenance environment, your boot was 32-bit as well, I think.
I am thinking that booting from the 10.04 install CD is probably the
best bet. You could get the thing up, get the disk mounted and figure
out what exactly is wrong..
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