[arch-general] Shutdown and reboot not working after last weekend update

Victor Silva vfbsilva at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 10:37:40 EDT 2012

2012/6/14 gt <static.vortex at gmx.com>

> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 12:18:17AM -0300, Victor Silva wrote:
> > 2012/6/14 gt <static.vortex at gmx.com>
> > > Since you have already reverted to the old kernel, you don't further
> > > need to downgrade it, as you have already downgraded it.
> > >
> > > (Assuming, you did a pacman -U <old-kernel>)
> > >
> > I did it for the kenel which hangs, the one before it does not boot as
> > described on the previous posts. So somehow I need to find the last
> working
> > configuration. Also is shutdown -F a dangerous practice? Cause this works
> > for me.
> from the man page, -F switch forces a fsck on reboot. So, i don't think
> it is dangerous.

Folks my kernel downgrade did not work, I'm clueless. It reports a problem
reading /boot partition saying something about it being not a valid ext2
partition. I need to take a picture of that as it hangs before init 1 so I
have no logs.  I was able to chroot and revert to 3.3.8-1 kernel. Also, is
there a procedure I can use to have multiple kernels? Well of course it is,
better question is wheter https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Ke …
the best approach to do so. I still clueless about what is the

I will try to build my kernel again and see what happens. By the way so far
I've used only vanilla kernels.


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