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    so you are running 64 bits version.

    My mistake ….

    indeed, I pointed you the wrong directory
    it should be :

    src snapshots


    Now, the problem is not 32 bits arch for sure.
    Maybe a kernel problem …



    CONFIG_EFI_PARTITION=y in kernel’s config
    so you should have no problem to access device with partition > 2TB

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 5 months ago by  tomlohave.


    Well, that seemed to work, as far as doing…stuff….
    Here’s what I got though…

    I’m guessing I’m going to need to do a manual reboot perhaps…



    no, it won’t works I’m afraid … too much change, with symbolic links, and busybox seems to be removed.
    Reinstall cleanly is the best solution.

    I’m googling trying to understand your problem, I’m afraid you have to format your drive using linux tools (and not windows one)



    Oh well…Fresh install it is.
    Incidentally, where would I find the Kernel config?




    Alrighty then. Thanks for all the help.



    No problem.

    Before erasing everything on your usb hard drive, you can check that the problem is not from our distro.
    Just test on a recent linux os like ubuntu (a live cd is sufficient for that) If your drive works then the problem is on our side.
    And if it works, please post the result of cat /proc/mounts

    Good luck



    Will do.



    Ok. Reporting back. I happened to have a copy of Ophcrack (powered by SLItaz) on hand, and decided to live-boot that on the machine. The 5TB drive not only was mounted properly, but all of it’s media was fully accessible to me in that environment. I then proceeded to attempt to wipe and install the new GeexBox distro mentioned earlier, and when it got to the first menu (asking if I want to run or install) the USB keyboard become unresponsive during the 5 seconds I had to decide. Fortunately, I happen to have an older PS/2 keyboard lying around and used that instead. This allowed me to reboot and choose “Install” at the menu. After displaying the ASCII “GeexBox” logo, it displayed: “Unable to find root file system, dropping to shell.”

    Now, while I was in Ophcrack, the original partition was still available to me, and was formatted EXT4, and still flagged as boot. It’s contents were also available for browsing. I decided to do a hardware report while I was in Ophcrack, and found the CPU being used BTW: 2x Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 2.80GHz with 3111MB of RAM

    GeexBox 3.1 seemed to work just fine with the 2TB drive, but not with the 5TB drive, and I recall the kernel config setting you mentioned earlier, so I know that I could in theory re-install using that image and possibly be fine, but in the interests of contributing to the project, I’m willing to try something else if you have any suggestions.



    Oh, just remembered that you asked for these.

    root@slitaz:/home/tux# cat /proc/mounts
    rootfs / rootfs rw 0 0
    devpts /dev/pts devpts rw,relatime,mode=600 0 0
    tmpfs / tmpfs rw,relatime,size=2800508k 0 0
    proc /proc proc rw,relatime 0 0
    sysfs /sys sysfs rw,relatime 0 0
    tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs rw,relatime 0 0
    usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs rw,relatime 0 0
    fusectl /sys/fs/fuse/connections fusectl rw,relatime 0 0
    /dev/sda1 /media/sda1 ext4 rw,relatime,barrier=1,data=ordered 0 0
    /dev/sdc1 /media/sdc1 vfat rw,relatime,fmask=0022,dmask=0022,codepage=cp437,iocharset=iso8859-1,shortname=mixed,errors=remount-ro 0 0
    /dev/sdb2 /media/sdb2 fuseblk rw,relatime,user_id=0,group_id=0,allow_other,blksize=4096 0 0

    Hopefully this will be helpful in some way. This was done from the terminal in Ophcrack.



    to be honest, I’ have no so much ideas…
    everything should be present to have something working …

    maybe I forget something :
    can you post, from slitaz the results of

    cat /proc/filesystems
    fdisk -l /dev/sdb

    and the same from geexbox-3.1 ?

    For the devel, need to look why it doesn’t work …
    can you explain a little more ?
    does the install script works ? ie , did you reboot after the installation and then rootfs wasn’t found ?

    @rudi, do you think to something else ?

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 5 months ago by  tomlohave.


    Just a little note : I tested x86-64 latest built iso and the installation is ok , using cdrom and internal sda disk. No error while installing nor while rebooting.


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