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Bug 50979 - instalation fails to migrate ext2 to ext3
instalation fails to migrate ext2 to ext3
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 50920
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2001-08-05 21:46 EDT by Todd
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-06 05:34:41 EDT
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Description Todd 2001-08-05 21:46:05 EDT
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Description of problem:
Roswell installed (not upgraded) over Redhat 7.1
existing /home was supposed to have been migrated to ext3 from ext2 during
After upgrading the /home partition was not accessable
boot messages identified that /hde6 (/home) was not mounted because of
(among other things) the file system was misidentified
existing data in /home not accessable

/etc/fstab identified the partition as type ext3

changing /etc/fstab so that /home was type ext2 solved the problem
existing data was again accessable
to my mind this means that /home was never migrated

possible reasons for bug:
/home may not have been cleanly unmounted before instalation
I have 14 partitions

How reproducible:
Didn't try
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-08-06 17:51:55 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 50920 ***

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