Can't bring up Fedora Core 6

Michael Satterwhite michael at
Fri Nov 24 22:20:43 UTC 2006

Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-11-24 at 11:20 -0600, Michael Satterwhite wrote:
>> David Timms wrote:
>>> Michael Satterwhite wrote:
>>>> After installing Fedora Core 6, I couldn't get it to boot.
>>>> The first time, I tried installing it with gnome and kde. Note that I
>>>> tested the media before installation. When I tried to boot it after
>>>> installation, it hung at syscall_call+0x7/0xb.
>>>> I tried another installation, this time with just gnome (I figured I
>>>> could install kde after the system was up). When I tried to boot it
>>>> after install, I got
>>>> Mounting local filesyste          [Failed]
>>> Did you keep some partitions from your old system ?
>>> This can occur when a mount folder has not been correctly marked with
>>> selinux.
>> The only partition I kept from my old system was the /windows partition
>> - I don't want to have to restore Win2K just because I changed linux
>> system - and I do sometimes have to run windows for work.
> One question when you used the gui partitioning tool what did you say to
> do with the partition mounted as /windows?

It's a vfat partition. I told the partitioning tool *NOT* to format it.
I also said to mount it as /windows.

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