Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 3118
Upgrade fails when /etc/fstab contains mounts on subdirectory
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:50 EDT
I have RH Alpha (5.2) which I upgraded to 6.0; I've
also seen this in previous RH versions.
I have a set of discs mounted under /discs - i.e.
When upgrading the system the installer fails at the point
where it tries to find the system to upgrade; it appears it
is screwing up when it has to try and mount discs other than
on the system root directory.
I had to edit my /etc/fstab and take those out during the
It would be more helpful if we had a dump of your partition
information of your system so that we can try to recreate the problem
in our lab. Thanks.
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*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2504 ***