Crux boot-up time error

Fredrik Rinnestam fredrik at rinnestam.se
Mon Nov 12 00:14:07 UTC 2018


On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 05:06:54PM -0700, bobby wrote:
> It seems I am using LILO, because when I hold down shift to get into single
> user mode it gives me this prompt:
> LILO boot:
> How do I enter single user mode via this?

According to https://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/html_single/LILO/#ss2.3

you can probably just enter root=/dev/xvda1 (I'm just guessing here
according to what your initial screenshot suggested)

/f

> On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 5:05 PM Fredrik Rinnestam <fredrik at rinnestam.se>
> wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 04:54:51PM -0700, bobby wrote:
> > > Where is the bootloader conf file located at?
> >
> > Depends on what bootloader you use. If its lilo you should have a
> > /etc/lilo.conf file. You then run 'lilo' to write the changes to the
> > bootsector.
> >
> > grub uses /boot/grub/grub.cfg and looks at the config each time you
> > boot. So no need to do anything else.
> >
> > /f
> >
> > > > >
> > > > > VFS: unable to mount root fs is due to the kernel not having the
> > device
> > > > > driver for the root filesystem built in to it or not having the
> > device
> > > > > driver for the disk bus built in.
> > > > >
> > > > > I imagine that xcp-ng, whatever that is, presents different devices
> > to
> > > > the
> > > > > virtual guest than virtualbox did.
> > > > >
> > > > > -Daryl
> > > >
> > > > From what I can tell it just looks like the root= needs to be adjusted
> > > > in the bootloader. root=xvda1 perhaps?
> > > >
> > > > Not at all familiar with xenserver so forgive my ignorance.
> > > >


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