[BALU] ubuntu 7.10 upgrade problem

Chuck Burgess demon.gene at gmail.com
Sat Oct 20 08:08:16 CDT 2007


On 10/19/07, Jim Stewart <1023stewartjcl at charter.net> wrote:
>
> Upgraded my IBM Netvista from 7.04 to 7.10...getting a initramfs message
> and some ash shell error or something like that.  anyone know how to fix
> it?  (remember, i am taking baby steps when it comes to computers, much
> less Linux).
>

This sounds vaguely familiar to the first kernel update I performed on my
first Dell machine with Ubuntu pre-installed.  Turned out that the Dell
partitioning wasn't exactly "default Ubuntu", and the kernel upgrade added a
GRUB menu entry that pointed to the wrong place.  Doublecheck your GRUB menu
entry's info, to be sure it's actually pointing to your /boot directory and
the correct kernel file.
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