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Re: /boot

On Sun, Feb 27, 2005 at 01:06:13PM -0500, Harry Cochran wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 27, 2005 at 12:37:25PM -0500, Grant Grundler wrote:
> >No - "mount /dev/sda1 /boot" will overlay and hide the original contents
> >on /dev/sda3.
> So you are saying that unless you can umount /boot, you can't get to /boot
> on sda3, right?


> The problem that started this thread is that I can't umount
> /boot. I just get "device is busy". I have cd'd to /var which is on sdb1,
> but I still can't umount /boot.

Run this before you try to unmount /boot:

  /etc/init.d/klogd stop

(Thanks to Joel for pointing this out.)

> Actually apt-get remove kernel-image-2.6.8-2-32-smp and then apt-get install
> kernel-image-2.6.8-2-32-smp did work with a lot of complaining :-) (I did it
> before I got your email).

Great, but remember that sda1 should be mounted as /boot when you do the
install -- otherwise, you'll have to move the files across afterwards.
Stuart Brady

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