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  1. #1

    Re-installing Linux-Can't boot up to Installation Screen


    I need to remove and reinstall Linux. I can not seem to get to the Installation Screen because I just upgraded my Motherboard and Linux can't Mount Some things. Any help would be appreciated.


  2. #2
    Linux Guru
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Täby, Sweden
    You should not need to remove Linux to reinstall it. Give me the exact error and where it occurs and I'll try to fix it from there.

  3. #3
    Okay I get this rigth after Grub asks me what I want to boot from:

    kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k block-major-33, errno=2
    mount: error 6 ext3
    privotroot: privot_root (/sysroot/sysroot/initrd) failed: 2
    kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel.

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  5. #4
    Linux Engineer
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Lebanon, pa
    Looks like your kernel can't find your ide hd's. Make sure they are installed the same way as they previously were.

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