schreian at bc.edu
Wed Mar 18 10:50:03 CDT 2009
On Mar 18, 2009, at 11:41 AM, madunix wrote:
> I'm trying to get Fedora 10 installed on a new Dell 2850
> It appears to install correctly, but on first boot it fails.
> it gave the following message "Unable to access resume device" ..
> I checked fstab and grub nothing unusual.
> Any input in this issue ?
That's not actually the error that is preventing boot; it is a
subsequent inability to find a disk for the root volume. There is a
well known fix:
Boot from rescue cd
and follow the instructions to chroot /mnt/sysimage, then cd /boot
then build an initrd image with
mkinitd --with=scsi_wait_scan IMAGEFILENAME 184.108.40.206-117.fc10.x86_64
(220.127.116.11-116.fc10.x86_64 should be the kernel you have specified in
edit the grub.conf to reflect the newly create IMAGEFILENAME for the
You should then be able to boot off disk.
When you do regular yum update you'll get a newer kernel which
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