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loading initial ramdisk fails

asked 2011-11-15 09:02:37 -0500

Jan gravatar image

updated 2011-12-03 17:54:34 -0500

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Hi, I used preupgrade to update from Fedora 15 to 16 yesterday. Since then I've trouble booting. After choosing Linux in grub2 it says "Loading Linux 3.1.1.." and "Loading initial ramdisk". Then for some minutes nothing happens until there's a timeout. I get the login screen then but logging in fails (not sure, if the failures correspond to each other). This system-error message appears, which tells me, that I should try to login again. I already tried this:

I'd apprecciate any help! Jan

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answered 2011-11-17 06:12:32 -0500

shanks gravatar image

Try after setting selinux in permissive mode.

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answered 2011-11-17 03:41:48 -0500

asto gravatar image

Check if your boot partition is full

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answered 2011-11-16 23:59:17 -0500

mether gravatar image

Do consider filing a bug report.

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