[arch-general] Install problem

Casey Peter caseyjp1 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 06:46:50 EST 2012

On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 12:45 PM, Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org>wrote:

> 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.

> Everything in /boot/syslinux looks ok.
> Any hints ??
> Ciao,
> --
> FA
Had a very similar issue to that with my rig.  Fairly vanilaa x2 Athlon
system with 500 gig sata drive.  A power cycle resolved it.  A subsequent
change...adding a new sata drive...on first post install boot caused this
to happen again.  Power cycling the rig fixed the problem again.

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