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Ubuntu doesn't boot, comes up with error message..

Asked by Allen on 2010-10-03

Hi, I tried starting my ubuntu 9.10 a few minutes ago and got this error message at the Ubuntu Logo:

One or more of the mounts listed in /etc/fstab cannot be mounted:/:waitiing for /dev/disk/by-uuid/0641f685-848b-40db-9f5d-8d900e6d9bd2 /tmp:waiting for (null) :waiting for 0 press escape to enter a recovery shell

Any Help?

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2010-10-04
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2010-10-03
Allen (allenlitchfield) said : #1

I'm on a Live cd now, and the fstab for that partition is

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# Use 'blkid -o value -s UUID' to print the universally unique identifier
# for a device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name
# devices that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
#
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
# / was on /dev/sda5 during installation
/dev/sda5 / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1
# swap was on /dev/sda6 during installation
/dev/sda6 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0

0

Allen (allenlitchfield) said : #3

Hi, thanks for your help, but I figured out the very last "0" at the end was causing all the trouble! I had accidentally left it there after deleting a mount point!

delance (olivier-delance) said : #4

No. I searched on the Web, and by default swap is follow by "sw 0 0".

Allen (allenlitchfield) said : #5

Yes it is followed by 2 "0"s, but I had a third zero behind it all, I still have 2 remaining zeros.

delance (olivier-delance) said : #6

What's current fstab and what's current bug ?

Allen (allenlitchfield) said : #7

Current fsab is

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# Use 'blkid -o value -s UUID' to print the universally unique identifier
# for a device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name
# devices that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
#
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
# / was on /dev/sda5 during installation
/dev/sda5 / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1
# swap was on /dev/sda6 during installation
/dev/sda6 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0

and no Bug