[mythtv-users] Dead motherboard

btsglw btsglw at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 13:47:00 UTC 2007

On 29/08/2007, Chris Nicholls <chris at czar.cc> wrote:
> The motherboard on my Myth systen died so I replaced it with another
> one, not the same (no longer available). The system starts to boot, as
> in loading kernel, (so it can find the right drive to boot off) but then
> says, Unable to access resume device (Label=SWAP-sda3)
> mount: could not find filesystem '/dev/root'
> setuproot: moving /dev failed: No such file or directory
> setuproot: error mounting /proc No such file or directory
> etc
> Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempting to kill init!
> The old motherboard was an ASUS and the new one is a gigabyte with an
> nvidia chipset
> Any pointers on were to start would help a lot
> Thanks
> Chris

I just had the exact same problem.  In my case, the error occurred
because I inadvertently switched round the ide connectors to my two
ide drives when connecting everything to the new board (both of which
have  /boot partitions) and my drives were both set to cable select.



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