Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 217038
yaboot partition should be added to fstab during installation
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:48:01 EST
Yaboot partitition should be added to /etc/fstab file during installation, like
/dev/sda2 /mnt/bootstrap hfs noauto 0 0
Otherwise, if the install target is an external (USB/Firewire) drive, the
partition gets mounted by HAL, which results in desktop clutter and kernel
update failures (yaboot fails to update itself, because its partition is mounted).
Hal should be taught to ignore Apple_Bootstrap partitions in mounting. Can you
attach the output of lshal.
David should we be using volume.ignore or something to tell HAL to ignore the
disk in anaconda for removable media installs. Do you already have some patches
for this for OLPC or anything?
Created attachment 141994 [details]
output of lshal
Well, looks like the problem has fixed itself at some point - I just did a fresh
install of F8, and it's gone.
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Yeah, the problem is gone. You can close this bug.
Thank you for the bug report. Closing bug as per comment #6.
After some peaceful period, the problem has re-appeared in F11 - yaboot partition gets mounted if it's on an external drive, which leads to desktop clutter and kernel update failures. Shouldn't happen.
Hmm, I just installed F12 and the problem is gone again :) You can close this I suppose.
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