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0003860Kali Linux[All Projects] Tool Upgradepublic2017-02-04 12:242017-08-30 08:24
Assigned Torhertzog 
StatusclosedResolutionwon't fix 
OS Version 
Product Version2016.2 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0003860: Boot failure due to kernel udev device manager failure to mount swap partition at /dev/sda5.
DescriptionI upgraded my distro with apt-get upgrade on 3/2/2016. after the upgrade the next boot cannot proceed. The kernel udev device manager outputs "a start job is running for kernel device manager (1min 30sec)." The next output after time out is [depend] dependency failure for swap.The cycle begins all over again with the same output.
  I have boot with rw init=/bin/bash after pressing 'e' at grub advanced menu.
  I have confirmed the uuid number in my fstab is same as output from blkid. but upon command free the swap is 0 0. the values only appear after swapon command. The change to /dev/sda5 in fstab doesnt help. formatting the partition and performing mkswap, swapon do not help. please assist urgently.
Steps To Reproduceapt-get upgrade

Additional Information The laptop is intel pentium cpu, compaq CQ57.
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2017-02-06 03:45   
This worked for me:
2017-02-06 10:43   
What about disabling the swap partition in /etc/fstab?

Does this let you boot?

Can you show us the full error messages?

And your list of partitions?
cat /proc/partitions

Is your system fully up-to-date? "apt update && apt full-upgrade"
2017-08-30 08:24   
Bug reporter is not answering my queries.

Issue History
2017-02-04 12:24RickoObwandaNew Issue
2017-02-06 03:45kleinblaarNote Added: 0006322
2017-02-06 10:43rhertzogAssigned To => rhertzog
2017-02-06 10:43rhertzogStatusnew => feedback
2017-02-06 10:43rhertzogNote Added: 0006323
2017-08-30 08:24rhertzogStatusfeedback => closed
2017-08-30 08:24rhertzogResolutionopen => won't fix
2017-08-30 08:24rhertzogNote Added: 0007192