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#1 2013-02-10 08:54:12

mibadt
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Registered: 2009-09-25
Posts: 377

Fresh install stuck during first boot

Hi,
I flawlessly fresh installed the latest (2013) Arch on a netbook (in addition to an existing Windows OS) using GRUB2-BIOS (using the default UUID).
I've partitioned my drive as follows:
sda1 - (existing) Windows NTFS
sda2 - /boot (ext2)
sda3 - /  (ext4)
sda5 - swap
sda6 - /home (ext4)

I completed the installation (prior to X instillation ) without a hitch.
When I tried to boot the new Arch from GRUB's menu, I first see a message that /sda3 is clean and mounted. However, the system is stuck at that stage, and does not proceed.
GRUB2 is installed and I can boot from it into Windows.
I'm not a script guy, and thus don't understand GRUB's 10/20.. scripts, yet I suspect my problem may be caused by the fact that I've created a separate /boot partition. (I've chrooted from the installation media, and verified that my /boot does NOT contain a "child" /boot inside..).

Please advise!

Thanks

Last edited by mibadt (2013-02-10 10:05:37)


Best regards,
Michael Badt

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#2 2013-02-11 14:23:44

hadrons123
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From: chennai
Registered: 2011-10-07
Posts: 1,249

Re: Fresh install stuck during first boot

When you mean stuck, what do you see on the screen?


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