Bug 158195 - Anaconda does not activate swap on upgrade when using LABEL=SWAP-hda3
Anaconda does not activate swap on upgrade when using LABEL=SWAP-hda3
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Blocks: FC4Target
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Reported: 2005-05-19 10:41 EDT by James Bourne
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-08-15 11:26:37 EDT
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Description James Bourne 2005-05-19 10:41:54 EDT
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Description of problem:
During upgrade (anaconda) did not find and activate the swap partition that was in /etc/fstab as label=SWAP-hda3.  This was added by the fc3 install (clean install).  When anaconda did not activate the swap on a 256M system it would try to fork and crash.

Work around was to change the swap line to /dev/hda3 in /etc/fstab then reboot to perform the upgrade.


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. change anaconda to recognize label=SWAP-diskdev

  

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-05-23 18:25:37 EDT
FC3 didn't ship with what ended up being the final format for the swap label :/
 anaconda will now try to convert from the old to the new format to help this. 
We probably won't do so anymore as of FC5, though.

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