[Mageia-discuss] dysfunctional laptop install
tablackwell at bigpond.com
Mon May 28 08:47:45 CEST 2012
M2 x86_64 on acer extensa 5620Z laptop, windows on sda1,
(used the DVD successfully on 3 desktops, install OK there)
Problem: routine install, reboot drops out to emergency mode. Nothing
in syslog which didn't exist, and wasn't written to on another reboot
after I manually created it.
'esc' during reboot shows normal startup messages including 'Started
Failed to start /media/windows
See 'systemctl status media-windows.mount' for details.
Dependency failed. Aborted start of Mark the need to relabel after reboot
Dependency failed. Aborted start of Setup links in /boot for running kernel
Dependency failed. Aborted start of Relabel all filesystems, if necessary
Welcome to emergency mode.... Give root pwd. for maint...
A bunch of messages I've never seen before. At one point there was a
message about losing touch with the boot process, forgotton the exact
wording. Not seen that since.
I would do this the day before an overseas trip! Just as well preserved
a couple of functional partitions.
The suggested systemctl call above, showed
process: 432 ExecMount=/bin/mount /media/windows (code=exited, status=21)
mount: fuse: device not found, try 'modprobe fuse' first
modprobe fuse: gave no output
Ideas would be more than appreciated!
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