FC4 -> FC8 upgrade problem with fstab label
On Sun, 2007-12-09 at 21:52 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-12-09 at 22:34 -0600, Joe Hahn wrote:
> > I'd like to upgrade my rather dated Fedora Core 4 system to FC8.
> > However my upgrade attempt is halted by the message:
> > error mounting hda5 as /disc54
> > no such device or address
> > devices in /etc/fstab should be specified by label, not by device name
> > Any suggestions as to how my fstab should be revised? Below is my fstab:
> > LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults 1 1
> > LABEL=/boot /boot ext3 defaults 1 2
> > none /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
> > none /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
> > /dev/hda5 /disc54 ext3 defaults 1 2
> > #LABEL=/disc54 /disc54 ext3 defaults 1 2
> > none /proc proc defaults 0 0
> > none /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
> > /dev/hda3 swap swap defaults 0 0
> one of who things bit you...
> partitions must be labeled, looks like your partitions are labeled but I
> am including here for completeness...(started Fedora 7)
/dev/hda5 is not labelled and that is causing the error he sees. hdx vs
sdx is irrelevant if he uses labels.
tune2fs will do the labeling.
> drives are no longer using /dev/hdX designations, but using /dev/sdX
> designations (probably have to edit /etc/fstab and /boot/grub/grub.conf
> by booting in 'linux rescue mode' and fixing these files)
> The latter appears to be your issue
Experience is what you get when you were expecting something else.
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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