Fedora 13 installation, does not boot

Harald Hoyer harald.hoyer at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 12:06:16 UTC 2010

On 07/18/2010 04:24 PM, Vincent Onelli wrote:
>> From: "Darr"<darr at core.com>
>> On Saturday, 17 July, 2010 @23:56 zulu, Vincent Onelli scribed:
>>> I used the rescue disk typed: chroot /mnt/sysimage
>>> then dracut -f /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r) and got the
>>> fallowing answer:
>>> find:'/lib/modules/':no such file or directory
>> Follow that same rescue procedure and after chroot, run
>> # depmod -a
>> Then repeat the dracut command, i.e.
>> # dracut -f /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r)
> By runing depmod -a I got the following:
> WARNING: Couldn't open directory /lib/modules/ no
> such file or directory.
> FATAL: could not
> open /lib/modules/ for writing: no
> such file or directory.
> I log in "modules" directory and found only
> "" Does this means that I need to do some
> kind of update?

Just call dracut with the correct kernel version! $(uname -r) would take the 
version of the current running kernel. It seems the rescue system is running a 
different kernel, than your system will do. So you just have to run dracut:

# export KVER=
# dracut -f /boot/initramfs-${KVER}.img $KVER

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