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Re: new F10 kernel borked?



On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 01:26:44PM -0800, Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 1:23 PM, fred smith
> <fredex fcshome stoneham ma us> wrote:
> > On Fedora 10:
> > I just got a new kernel, apparently today, and when I rebooted I was greeted
> > by a bunch of text messages about problems with the LVM, and about bad
> > mount option "relatime".
> >
> > true, I do have relatime set in /etc/fstab because I'm running on a SSD
> > in an eeepc 901. But it has worked fine up until now.
> >
> > So I boot up the rescue disc and remove relatime. reboot. it STILL
> > complains about relatime being an unknown option, and there's no
> > relatime (or atime or noatime) to be seen even NEAR /etc/fstab..
> >
> > Scratch head. reboot several more times.
> >
> > notice two choices in the GRUB menu, when there was only one last I
> > noticed, decide to boot the other one. Voila, the previous kernel boots,
> > even with the relatime option re-added.
> >
> > new "feature" in the kernel? Or what?
> 
> most likely because you had it in fstab, it got added to the initrd
> for the new kernel too.  Try removing the new kernel, while relatime
> is not in fstab, and reinstalling the new kernel, and see if that
> helps.

Thanks, I'll try that. If that's the case, what would be the proper
method of enabling relatime (apparently not simply adding it to /etc/fstab).

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