Installation issues with DBSD 2.10.1, Doesnt mount root from IDE CDROM

Alex Hornung ahornung at
Thu Jun 16 00:39:39 PDT 2011

Can you please provide a verbose boot with the failing IDE drive
somehow? Now that you have it installed, you could just boot from the
CD with boot -v, then specify, at the mountroot> prompt, your local
hard drive so that you can continue booting and saving the dmesg.


On 16 June 2011 08:30, Babu Chaliyath <babu.chaliyath at> wrote:
> Latest update on this is , I dumped my IDE HDD and CDROM , went with a
> SATA HDD and CDROM , it worked without any issue and I just completed
> the installation, so time to get my hands dirty,  should I expect more
> surprises like that ahead?
> But I still wonder what went  wrong with IDE? Hope those guys who
> maintain the installation and booting can have a look into it. I am
> ready to help to  replicate and do trial run on this system if anyone
> is interested.
> Thank you all for replying to my doubts
> Regards
> Babu

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