dell 2850 initrd problem.

Jefferson Ogata poweredge at
Fri Jun 4 10:38:22 CDT 2010

On 2010-06-03 17:38, Ron Croonenberg wrote:
> I already did that.
> I have  /dev/sda1 and /dev/sda2 
> if I run fsck on /dev/sda1  it warns about not finding /etc/fstab  but 
> than says that /boot is fine.
> when I run fsck on /dev/sda2 I get the same fstab warning but then says 
> it can't find the ext2 superblock.
> (bad magic number in superblock, corrupt super block or not an ext2 
> filesystem)
> This was installed from the distro, so if  sda1 is ext2  then sda2 is 
> too(?).  The only thing done after the install of the distro was 
> upgrading the kernel from 2.6.12-1.667 to 2.6.12-1.1381

What does your partition table actually say? Is /dev/sda2 *supposed* to
be a filesystem, or is an LVM physical volume?

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