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Thread: --------Please help installing ubuntu 8.04-------

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Sri Lanka
    Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

    Question --------Please help installing ubuntu 8.04-------

    hey guys......
    i'v just installed ubuntu 8.04 in ma PC. but it didn't work... after i installed it i got a error like this
    BusyBox v 1.1.3(Debian 1:1.1.3-5ubuntu12) Built-in shell(ash). Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
    when i pressed Ctrl+Alt+F1 then it gives a error like this...
    Starting up...
    Loading, please wait...
    check root=bootarg cat /proc/cmdline
    or missing modules, devices : cat /proc/modules ls/dev

    ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/2d58033b-7d9f-42849392-5f779e97943a does not exist. Dr opping to a shell
    i even tried upgrading to ubuntu 8.o4 from the 7.10. but the result was same....
    please help me... what should i are ma PC configuration
    cpu- 2.5GHz
    Ram- 1 GB
    vga- 256MB nvidia Geforce 6200

    plesae can anyone help me

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Victoria, Australia

    Re: --------Please help installing ubuntu 8.04-------

    hi there, boot into a recovery system, and log in. Then post here the contents of /etc/fstab and the output of sudo fdisk -l.
    (if booting into the recovery option from grub doesnt work either, just boot off of a live cd, and mount the ubuntu partition, then do the above)

    Want to find out more about your ubuntu system? see HowTO Ubuntu System
    Want to know a little more about networking? see HOWTO Ubuntu Networking
    Looking for help with something on your ubuntu? see the tutorial of the week sticky


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