Bug 478330 - fails to boot on xfs filesystems fails to boot on xfs filesystems
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 296361
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2008-12-28 04:20 EST by Michael Cronenworth
Modified: 2009-01-09 22:01 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 22:01:29 EST
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Description Michael Cronenworth 2008-12-28 04:20:07 EST
Description of problem: After upgrading from to my systems fail to boot. A message that reads "failed to mount" about type "xfs" is displayed after a few seconds of a black screen.

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How reproducible: Always

Additional info: Default partition scheme, except XFS / file system instead of ext3. Looks like something with xfs was ripped out? I diffed the kernel config and found nothing related so it must be something deeper. This has affected my two 64-bit systems. I haven't tried my 32-bit work system, which I won't be at for a few days.

Workaround: Boot using still works fine.
Comment 1 Michael Cronenworth 2008-12-29 11:26:50 EST
Also fails to boot on 32-bit systems. Full message reads:

mount: error mounting /dev/root on /sysroot as xfs: invalid argument
Comment 2 Michael Cronenworth 2009-01-09 22:01:29 EST
Finally found a matching bug report. Closing this one.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 296361 ***

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