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Bug 148756 - No boot when mounting / via UUID
No boot when mounting / via UUID
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2005-02-15 06:40 EST by Frank Büttner
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-23 15:48:04 EST
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Description Frank Büttner 2005-02-15 06:40:13 EST
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Description of problem:
When i try to mount / via UUID I get only a kernel panic about no initrd.

have write in the /etc/fstab:
UUID=17498484-2178-4a19-95cf-51f5d94e2b64                 /          
            ext3    defaults        1 1

this works.
But when I write in /boot/grub/menue.lst
root=UUID=17498484-2178-4a19-95cf-51f5d94e2b64 then I get the kernel
root=LABEL=/ will work. only with UUID it crash.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to mount the / filesytem at boot via UUID


Actual Results:  Kernel panic

Expected Results:  booting system

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Comment 1 Peter Jones 2005-03-23 15:48:04 EST
Fixed in rawhide.

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