boot problems...proc?

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Tue Dec 5 09:42:02 PST 2000

On December  5, 2000 11:23 am, you wrote:
> I'm having a similar problem. My lfs partition is /dev/hda7 and swap is
> /dev/hda5. My boot message looks like:
> VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 56k freed
> INIT: version 2.78 booting
> INIT: /etc/inittab[9]: missing process field
> INIT: /etc/inittab[10]: missing process field
> Activating swap...Adding swap: 104380k swap-space (priority -1)
>                             [ OK ]
> Checking file systems...
> ext2fs_check_if_mount: No such file or directory while determining
> whether
> /dev/hda7 is mounted.
> /dev/hda7: clean, 17668/288576 files, 82979/576324 blocks
>                             [ OK ]
> setting clock...

Besides the inittab problem I also see that your mountfs script does not run 
right after checkfs. Check to see if you have that script and if the symlink 
/etc/rcS.d/S10mountfs exists

Gerard Beekmans

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