Re: Serious kernel problems on new i386 hardware
Joerg Friedrich schrieb am Freitag, 11. März 2005 um 13:01:58 +0100:
> Miros/law Baran schrieb am Freitag, 11. März 2005 um 12:55:09 +0100:
> > 11.03.2005 pisze Andreas Tille (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > > it worked. I really regard this problem as serious because it
> > > probably leaves people with SATA hardware with an unbootable system
> > > after kernel-image updates, because the kernel image packages just
> > > reinsert "root=/dev/hda?" into grub's menu.lst. Any idea how to
> > > solve this problem?
> > ...by using partition labels in fstab?
> Is there any solution for swap partitions since they do not support
> labels, AFAIK.
> Knoppix does something with scanning all harddrives for swap-partitions,
> but this cannot support swap priorities
And btw. the kernel has no support for mounting rootfs by label or uuid.
AFAIK RedHat uses a patch to support it.
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