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Re: Use of labels in grub.conf



On Wednesday 05 May 2004 21:17, thisismyspamdump rogers com wrote:
>I ran into the same issue when recompiling 2.6.5-1.349 earlier
> today. I deleted root=LABEL=/ rhgb altogether. I found the fix
> somewhere on google, not at home so I can't say where, but it was a
> support forum for a different distro, the issue there was with a
> 2.6.5 kernel update as well.
>
>Joe
Yeah, I wondered about that rhgb in there too, particularly when I 
cd'd to the Documentation dir to read kernel-parameters.txt and found 
absolutely no mention of that option.  I can't recall ATM if I killed 
that or not.  I certainly took out the quiet, I wanna see whats 
screwing up!
>
>> From: Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net>
>> Date: 2004/05/05 Wed PM 08:59:09 EDT
>> To: For testers of Fedora Core development releases
>> <fedora-test-list redhat com> Subject: Use of labels in grub.conf
>>
>> Greetings;
>>
>> This is a resend, from my home account, no idea how it was sent
>> thru the work account, which of course bounced...
>>
>> My old 233mhz P-II needs all the help it can get, so I was
>> compiling a stripped down kernel.  But I couldn't boot to it (no
>> initrd, just modules) using the root=LABEL=/ in the grub command
>> line.
>>
>> Fooled with it for several hours, then decided to use
>> root=/dev/hda8 (home of the / partition) instead.  Worked first
>> time.
>>
>> What is it that allows the default FC2T3 kernel to use labels
>> while its booting, but when I duplicate the grub entry but with
>> the newer vmlinuz name, I have to use root=/dev/hda8?
>>
>> Or is this a real bug?
>>
>> --
>> Cheers, gene
>>
>>
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