System broken after upgrade to kernel-3.3.2-1.fc16.i686

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

I have just upgraded two systems to kernel-3.3.2-1.  One system (x86_64 hardware) upgraded flawlessly.  The other (i686 hardware) now won't boot.  The grub menu comes up allowing me to choose between:
    kernel-3.3.2-1.f16.i686   -- which fails (see below)
    kernel-3.3.0-0.f16.i686   -- which works
When I choose kernel-3.3.2-1, there is what seems like an exceptionally long pause, the system briefly displays some garbage, and then these messages appear:

dracut warning no root device "block:/dev/disk/by-uuid/"  found

dracut warning no root device "block:/dev/disk/by-uuid/"  found

dropping to debug shell

sh: 0 can't access tty:  job control turned off


In fact, as blkid shows the device (partition) that the system appears to be looking for is not there.  However all the partitions that should be on the system are there, including the partition that is normally mounted on /boot.  Which must be so, since the previous kernel starts OK.

  1. What's going on here?
  2. How can I fix it?
  3. How can I prevent this in the future?

Many thanks - jon

users mailing list
To unsubscribe or change subscription options:
Have a question? Ask away:

Photo 4 Less

[Older Fedora Users]     [Fedora Announce]     [Fedora Package Announce]     [EPEL Announce]     [Fedora News]     [Fedora Cloud]     [Fedora Advisory Board]     [Fedora Education]     [Fedora Security]     [Fedora Scitech]     [Fedora Robotics]     [Fedora Maintainers]     [Fedora Infrastructure]     [Fedora Websites]     [Anaconda Devel]     [Fedora Devel Java]     [Fedora Legacy]     [Fedora Desktop]     [Fedora Fonts]     [ATA RAID]     [Fedora Marketing]     [Fedora Management Tools]     [Fedora Mentors]     [SSH]     [Find Someone Special]     [Fedora Package Review]     [Fedora R Devel]     [Fedora PHP Devel]     [Kickstart]     [Fedora Music]     [Fedora Packaging]     [Centos]     [Fedora SELinux]     [Fedora Legal]     [Fedora Kernel]     [Fedora QA]     [Fedora Triage]     [Fedora OCaml]     [Coolkey]     [Virtualization Tools]     [ET Management Tools]     [Yum Users]     [Tux]     [Yosemite News]     [Yosemite Photos]     [Linux Apps]     [Maemo Users]     [Gnome Users]     [KDE Users]     [Fedora Tools]     [Fedora Art]     [Fedora Docs]     [Maemo Users]     [Asterisk PBX]     [Fedora Sparc]     [Fedora Universal Network Connector]     [Libvirt Users]     [Fedora ARM]

Add to Google Powered by Linux