DIsk Druid Bugs in installation of latest Fedora
mattdm at mattdm.org
Sun May 15 15:07:02 UTC 2005
On Sun, May 15, 2005 at 08:41:53AM -0400, pking123 at sympatico.ca wrote:
> > At what point are you editing this file, what are you doing to it, and
> > what do you do when you're done?
> Well, at one point I was editing the file in the console. After
> rebooting and finding out the changes didn't stay I edited it again.
But it's important *at what point* you do it -- if you do it before the
installer writes out the partition table, I wouldn't be surprised if it were
It's also simply possible that you didn't sync the filesystem before
> This time, however, it was during a normal Linux session with a fully
> installed system. After rebooting once more, I still got the same
> partitions, with none of my changes recognised.
> Another poster in this thread mentioned that fstab was modified to
> help Fedora to distinguish between "managed" and "unmanaged"
> partitions. Apparently, I can't edit the managed partitions. Maybe I
> was trying to edit a line that had a managed partition.
man fstab-sync. I don't think /home would be marked as managed.
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