Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 252226
non-label fstab entries needlessly require reboot on network upgrade
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:37 EDT
Description of problem:
10 or 15 minutes into my network install upgrade from fc6 to fc7, I got a popup
telling me my fstab line for /dev/hdb2 should refer to a label rather than a
device. This is fine, but the subsequent action- a forced reboot- left me with
no useful options.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
perform a network install of f7 upgrading from fc6 with a user-created line in
fstab pointing to a hard drive other than the one the root partition is on (mine
mounted to /opt)
Steps to Reproduce:
My machine was rebooted and I was left to figure out how to fix the fstab. I
fixed it by commenting out the line that referred to /dev/hdb2, and the install
I would have expected an attempt to manage the partition via a labelling process
of some sort, or at the least an attempt to proceed without using this drive
since no files were going to be written to /opt so far as I know anyhow, or at
the very least giving me the opportunity to edit the file and resume the
install, especially since I had downloaded roughly 100 MB for the stage2.img
file already and that alone took quite a long time on my network.
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