Roman Porras's picture

Hi everyone

I'm trying to install LAMP in an old laptop. When run as a live CD it works perfectly but, when I install it on disk, then it fails to start. Grub just freezes before even showing the menu.

I used SystemRescueCD to have a look into the filesystem and everything seems ok. However, when I test grub with this command:

grub --config-file \(hd0,0\)/boot/grub/menu.lst

I get this:

root (hd0,0)
    Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
kernel blah, blah
    [Linux-bzImage, setup=0x2a00, size=0x1d3738]
initrd blah, blah

Error 16: Inconsistent filesystem structure

I'm suprised grub detected an ext2 filesystem. I'm sure it was formatted as ext3. When issuing a mount command on /dev/sda1 without specifying filesystem type, it gets mounted as ext3. So... do you think it has something to do with the "inconistent filesystem structure"?

Do you people know what the problem might be and how to fix it?

Thanks in advance

Jeremy Davis's picture

and I don't have time at the moment. If I get a chance I'll have a look later.

In the meantime, I'd have a look over on the Ubuntu forums, or perhaps even just google in general. Remeber TKL is based on Ubuntu Server 8.04 (with a Desktop/default kernel) and you should be able to find something.


Good luck.

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