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Re: dosfslabel linux-base grub mess

On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 09:05:45PM +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Sb, 31 iul 10, 12:42:35, Thomas H. George wrote:
> > 
> > 6. During the installation of the new kernel the fstab was modified to
> > identify the hard drives by their UUID's.  The system then could no
> > longer be booted from MBR's installed by grub.  The boot tried to load
> > the new 2.6.32-5 kernel but failed when the root directory could not be
> > found.
> I assume this is grub1 (legacy). Edit /boot/grub/menu.lst and change the 
> line:
> # kopt=root=/dev/Xda other_kernel_opts
> to
> # kopt=root=UUID=uuid_of_root_part other_kernel_opts
> and then run 'update-grub'
> Regards,
> Andrei
> -- 
It is grub2.  I checked and the # kopt is in the new format and the
UUID is that of the root partition.  I ran update-grub just to be sure
and now the system will boot from a MBR written by grub.  The output of
df -h is still the same mixed up mess.


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