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Author Topic: ToH DVD says "Still waiting for root device"  (Read 14565 times)
willingness
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« on: December 08, 2007, 09:51:24 AM »

Hi All!

My ToH DVD says "Still waiting for root device", before it bootes into the GUI installer.

Is this a known issue?

Thanx!
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Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3 • Intel C2Q Q6600 2.4GHz • nVidia GeForce 7300GS 256MB • IDE HDD • IDE DVD
mayoxy
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« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2007, 10:46:54 AM »

- in bios change SATA to AHCI
- try boot with F8 and write: " rd=disk0s1 " ..change 0 and 1 by your self.
- try boot with parameter " -x "
- try install leopard from USB key

P.S.: i have the same problem and i dont know repair it.. Sad
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« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2007, 10:57:03 AM »

Hi,

Please post on which stage of your boot ToH system is saying this?

Thanks,
K
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willingness
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« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2007, 01:40:21 PM »

I have tried to make a screenshot with my bad mobil phone cam: http://img524.imageshack.us/img524/517/img009gj0.jpg

If you can't read it, I will make a new one ith my fathers cam.
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« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2007, 08:54:21 PM »

I have tried to make a screenshot with my bad mobil phone cam: http://img524.imageshack.us/img524/517/img009gj0.jpg

If you can't read it, I will make a new one ith my fathers cam.

It's " waiting for boot volume with UUID <numbers> "
next... " still waiting for root device "
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mayoxy
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« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2007, 03:26:42 PM »

work for me.. just

1. you have to have ToH DVD RC2 leopard.
2. boot with: " -x "

Smiley work for me, but.. in installer, i cant see ANY harddisk,.. only DVD drive Sad
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« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2007, 03:34:42 AM »

Try changing a sata DVD drive, it work for me days ago on various distributions.... Wink
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mayoxy
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« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2007, 08:06:50 PM »

but, small problem. It's notebook... So i cant do this
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« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2008, 08:23:31 AM »

then you can try using a USB drive (DVD or HDD with OS X Install disk image restored to partition)
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