Bug 49947 - Rescue mode missing mtab file
Rescue mode missing mtab file
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-07-25 12:01 EDT by Tom "spot" Callaway
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-25 19:09:35 EDT
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Description Tom "spot" Callaway 2001-07-25 12:01:30 EDT
Description of Problem:
There isnt an mtab file created in rescue mode. This means that grub wont
update the boot record. Fixing the boot record is one of the main reasons
to go into rescue mode.

How Reproducible:
Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot into rescue mode, run grub-install.
2. Watch it not work.

Actual Results:

Doesn't work, mtab file missing.

Expected Results:

Bootloader rewritten.
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-07-25 19:09:30 EDT
This defect is considered SHOULD-FIX for the Fairfax release.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2001-08-01 16:29:51 EDT
fixed in cvs

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