[arch-general] Install problem

Rodrigo Rivas rodrigorivascosta at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 05:38:15 EST 2012

On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 8:45 PM, Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org>wrote:

> Hello,
> today I did a fresh install using the december release of the
> install media. Everything done 'to the book' (the install guide
> wiki page). Bootloader is syslinux.
> When booting the freshly installed system, I get the syslinux
> menu, select Archlinux or fallback, things seem to be normal
> for a few seconds then everything stops. After some time I get
> a message that /dev/sda3 (which is the / partition) can't be
> found and I'm dropped into an emergency shell.
> No LVM or RAID, just a single SATA disk with
>   sda1 = /boot (100M, ext2)
>   sda2 = swap (2G)
>   sda3 = / (~250G, ext4)
> Partioning done with cfdisk.
> The mkinitcpio.conf used is the default one, which seems to
> have all required hooks.
> Everything in /boot/syslinux looks ok.
> Any hints ??

Do you see the partitions from the emergency shell, doing a `ls /dev/sd*`?

Can you paste the contents of the syslinux.cfg file?


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