Desperate situation

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Fri Feb 10 18:04:11 UTC 2006

Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Friday 10 February 2006 17:12, Mike McCarty wrote:
>>Tell you what, if you decide to toss the disc, how about mailing
>>it to me instead? I'll pay postage and throw in a few $$$ for
>>your time. :-)
> :-)  I'm really hoping that I don't need to.  Meanwhile, I now have a 
> situation that leaves me utterly confused.
> I've installed FC4 to the master drive.  All went well until the Reboot.  Then 
> it attempted to launch Mandriva - it reports a kernel panic because it can't 
> find init.
> I was going to change that box onto FC4 within the next few days anyway, so I 
> don't want to recover Mandriva, only the data.  It appears that lilo is 
> suddenly working!
> Question - why is it trying to boot from hdb, rather than hda, where FC4 is?  
> What can I do about it?
> Anne
Are you using volume labels? If so, it may be using the wrong
partitions because you have the same label on both drives.


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