Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 432772
Two Fedora9 Alpha partition installations make the same partition LABEL, so mistake to load wrong partition filesystem.
Last modified: 2008-04-14 13:30:08 EDT
Description of problem:
Firstly installation of "Fedora 9 x86-64" on a partition (sorry, I can not find
the entry for F9 bug report), then install "Fedora 9 ia32" on another. Boot ia32
will report "request_module: runaway loop modprobe binfmt-464c". I find that the
two partition with the same root=LABLE=/. After I modify the grub "root=LABEL=/
-> root=/dev/sdaX and /etc/fstab "LABEL=/ -> /dev/sdaX". the system can boot
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.installation x86_64 fedora 9 Alpha on /dev/sda1
2.installation ia32 fedora 9 Alpha on /dev/sda2, install grub to MBR.
3.reboot, hange with "request_module: runaway loop modprobe binfmt-464c"
Happened in Intel Bensley platform (2xXeon 2.83G Harpertown C0, chipset
Blackford G1, 160 SATA)
Reassigning to proper component (anaconda) as this looks more like an
Read ya, Phil
This should be better in F9-Beta since we are using filesystem UUIDs instead of
labels in /etc/fstab.
We should still double check to make sure there aren't two filesystems with the
same label, though.
Jeremy, I think you said this was fixed in another bug. Setting this one to
With UUID instead of label in FC9 beta. this bug is fixed.