Bug 724871 - Commented out fstab lines caused failure to boot after upgrade from 14->15
Commented out fstab lines caused failure to boot after upgrade from 14->15
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: preupgrade (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-07-22 01:39 EDT by mark.menke
Modified: 2012-08-07 14:12 EDT (History)
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Description mark.menke 2011-07-22 01:39:47 EDT
Description of problem:
I ran preupgrade to update my FC14 server to FC15.  The fstab looked like - 

# /etc/fstab
# Created by anaconda on Sat Feb 19 09:15:38 2011
# Accessible filesystems, by reference, are maintained under '/dev/disk'
# See man pages fstab(5), findfs(8), mount(8) and/or blkid(8) for more info
/dev/mapper/vg_george-lv_root /                       ext4    defaults        1 1
UUID=3b0ce5b8-3948-4789-94d2-e21f0e6b6968 /boot                   ext4    defaults        1 2
/dev/mapper/vg_george-lv_home /home                   ext4    defaults        1 2
/dev/mapper/vg_george-lv_swap swap                    swap    defaults        0 0
#/dev/mapper/LogVol00-VolGroup01 /oldhome    ext4 defaults 1 2 
#/dev/mapper/LogVol00-VolGroup00 /oldroot    ext4 defaults 1 2
tmpfs                   /dev/shm                tmpfs   defaults        0 0
devpts                  /dev/pts                devpts  gid=5,mode=620  0 0
sysfs                   /sys                    sysfs   defaults        0 0
proc                    /proc                   proc    defaults        0 0
/dev/md0                /big                    jfs     rw,noatime      1 2

When trying to boot, the server dropped to the debug shell

The grub.conf file had listed the commented out filesystems
kernel /vmlinuz- ro root=/dev/mapper/vg_george-lv_root rd_LVM_LV=vg_george/lv_root rd_LVM_LV=VolGroup00/LogVol01 rd_LVM_LV=VolGroup00/LogVol00 rd_LVM_LV=vg_george/lv_swap rd_NO_LUKS rd_NO_MD rd_NO_DM LANG=en_US.UTF-8 SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 KEYTABLE=us rhgb quiet rdblacklist=nouveau

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Removing the two unused VolGroup entries from the grub.conf file allowed the system to boot successfully

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