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Really weird... for some reason when I boot into rescue mode (boot disk -> "linux rescue"), when it tries to mount my current fileysystem, it gives the message "An error ...
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- 02-07-2008 #1
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- Feb 2008
"rescue" mode can't mount filesystem w/ LABEL=/ in fstab
Even when rescue mode gives the error, I can still use e2label and findfs to find the label of the device as well as find the device associated w/ the label. Obviously the rescue mode has to have been able to locate my "/" partition in order to check the /etc/fstab file -- so why give the error instead of mounting it? Anybody have any ideas? This is a pain, because I want to use LABELs in my fstab file, but need rescue mode to auto-mount my system to save me several steps everytime I boot into rescue. I'm trying to understand why it's erroring out here.
I can give system details if needed... not sure which things are pertinent to this problem, though. I am using Logical Volumes if that makes a difference.