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Re: 2.6.27-rc7 no init found on the root partition?

To: Lukas Hejtmanek <xhejtman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.6.27-rc7 no init found on the root partition?
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 08:48:40 -0500
Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20080925111239.GF31582@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20080924192227.GC31582@xxxxxxxxxxx> <20080924230326.GM5448@disturbed> <20080925111239.GF31582@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:

> this is a grub record:
> 
> title Linux 2.6.26.3
> root (hd0,0)
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.26.3 root=/dev/sda1 ro console=tty0
> 
> title Linux 2.6.27-rc7
> root (hd0,0)
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-rc7 root=/dev/sda1 ro 

Is it possible that device ordering has changed?  what if you do:

> title Linux 2.6.27-rc7
> root (hd0,0)
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-rc7 root=LABEL=$WHATEVER ro

and try mounting root by label? (or UUID ...)

-Eric

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