A curse on LABEL=
acosta at ar.microlink.com.br
Fri Apr 9 16:34:16 UTC 2004
I don't know if this applies to 2.6 too, but with 2.4 kernels, the whole
root=LABEL=/ stuff only works if you enable ramdisk suppport.
On Fri, 09 Apr 2004 13:47:45 +0100
Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie> wrote:
> I was just bitten again by the LABEL= bug.
> For some reason, "make install" 2.6 kernels
> causes a new entry in grub.conf using root=LABEL=/ ,
> even though the entry being copied says /dev/hda?
> I don't know why - and don't really want to know why -
> but this causes a panic on my machine,
> with the root partition not found,
> even though it has the correct label according to e2label.
> I understand the supposed advantage of LABEL
> if one is changing a hard disk,
> but I just feel the confusion it causes vastly outweighs its merits.
> Am I alone in this?
> Timothy Murphy
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Andre Oliveira da Costa
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