Re: Boot hangs on "Mounting local filesystems"
From: J.O. Aho (user_at_example.net)
Date: Sat, 03 Jan 2004 09:39:22 +0100
> "J.O. Aho" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:<bsrg63$k1jo$3@ID-130698.news.uni-berlin.de>...
>>>Walter Mautner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:<email@example.com>...
>>>>Good idea: take a look at the logfiles, especially dmesg and boot.log.
>>>I do not see any errors or problems in those log files.
>>>I'm thinking that because the hang occurs at the "Mounting local
>>>filesystems", nothing could have been written to these log files,
>>>because the file system holding the log files isn't mounted yet.
>>>Anything logged in the /boot partition?
>>As long as you haven't reconfigured syslogd to save anythin there, no.
> Darn, looks like this is yet another one of those problems noone can
> help me with.
> I like and use Linux a lot, but these mysterious and "unsolvable"
> problems are working on my nerves.
> Don't get me started on the encryption thing on Linux, what a total
> frigging mess that is.
Maybe your /etc/fstab has got damaged, take your Mandrake CD1 and boot into
rescue mode and see if you can mount the '/' and see if you can see if the
file is damaged.