September 13, 2014

Creating symlink /dev/root?

My system won't boot or reinstall. I get the text: 'Create symlink /dev/root and then exit this shell to continue the boot sequence'
I have no idea what to do at this point.

I see a note in the Dracut manual about pointing /dev/root to the root file...

I see a note in the Dracut manual about pointing /dev/root to the root file system of your new installation. You can see what symbolic link command to run depending on your situation. See the "Accessing the root volume from the dracut shell" section under Debugging Dracut:

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/boot/dracut/dracut.html#debugging-dracut

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You might try this command. This creates a symbolic link of your source file ...

You might try this command. This creates a symbolic link of your source file (/dev/sda) to /dev/root.

ln -s /dev/sda /dev/root

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