Re: Linux-image-2.6.25 won't boot - target filesystem error -SOLVED
On 02 Jul 2008, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> On 02 Jul 2008, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 08:46:53AM +0100, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > > Sorry, I hadn't read the e2label line properly. But I don't think it
> > > would affect the issue I encountered here, which was a change in the
> > > actual partition referred to. The label would still be referring to
> > > the wrong partition. Still, now that I know this can happen I will not
> > > be caught by it in the future.
> > Would you mind posting "fdisk -l" for both kernels (or just tell us if
> > there is a difference). I'm guessing your problem is elsewhere and
> > labels would help avoid it.
> They are identical.
As an experiment, I tried changing root=/dev/hdb9 to root=/dev/hdb10 for
the previous kernel (2.6.23) and that booted as well! So it looks as if
the earlier kernel could use either setting but the later one only
Is grub perhaps more flexible about this than I thought?
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