Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 753634
F15->F16 via preupgrade with two disks -> incorrect disk being mounted
Last modified: 2013-02-13 09:36:24 EST
Description of problem: Laptop has two disk drives (sda and sdb). sda was the working drive in F15, and sdb was used for backup. After the preupgrade from F15 to F16,sdb is used for the /boot, / and /home partitions, but the grub screen which comes up is that from sda1 (grub2). The /boot and /home still exist on sda, but the / partition (sda3) appears to be gone. As far as I can tell, the system is running F15 from the partition on sdb.
Here are the relevant lines from the current /etc/mtab:
/dev/sdb3 / ext4 rw 0 0
/dev/sdb1 /boot ext3 rw 0 0
/dev/sdb2 /home ext4 rw 0 0
The last backed up /etc/mtab from F15:
/dev/sda3 / ext4 rw 0 0
/dev/sda1 /boot ext3 rw 0 0
/dev/sda2 /home ext4 rw 0 0
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): F16
Steps to Reproduce:
Additional info: The disk arrangement was not a RAID setup. Also, part of my problem in correcting the disk drive issue is the new grub2 - something I'm not yet familiar with.
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