*** urgent *** root needs non existing service 'fsck'
On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Helmut Jarausch
> On 03/19/2012 03:54:35 PM, Helmut Jarausch wrote:
>> suddenly might Gentoo system doesn't boot anymore, not normally, at least.
>> I get *'root' needs non existing service 'fsck' but I've no idea why.
>> rc-update -u * tells me about this, as well.
>> reemerging * linux-utils and openrc didn't help.
>> /etc/init.d/fsck is a normal file which contents looks normally.
>> I can invoke /sbin/fsck.
>> I'm very grateful for any hints to get out of this,
> By comparing my broken system to a recent backup it showed up there was a
> new file
> in /etc/ concerning an initramfs.
> qfile showed that this file has been installed by genkernel.
> It's unbelievable but just emerging genkernel broke my system though I've
> never used it, yet.
> Just *emerge -C sys-kernel/genkernel
> and my system was sane again.
Wow, that is strange. I have genkernel installed, never used it, don't
use initramfs, and have not hit this problem yet. The
/etc/initramfs.mounts file only has one uncommented line:
No idea what that's for...