File System Issues during bootup
howlink at tpg.com.au
Thu Feb 24 05:03:42 PST 2005
I had this problem. My host install is FC3 - LFS Book 6.0
I think that at some time in the past one of my fedora installations
had installed a logical volume manager, writing a part of a line in
grub.conf something like "root=/Log00/Vol00" or something like.
That entry is no longer there but when I tried boot my new lfskernel
on what had been that partition but now reads a simple /dev/hda11,
I received the above message.
I could chroot into my new installation or
visit it using an FC3 rescue disk, but not boot it.
I tried many things but eventually only solved the problem by using
e2fsprogs-1.36 and compiling without the --disable-evms option.
Then, first boot -- Magic!
The e2fsprogs-1.36 Release Notes have some quite unkind things
to say about fedora.
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