Strange Fedora Booting problem: can not mount "LABEL=*" partitions

Stephen C. Tweedie sct at
Thu Apr 15 11:34:03 UTC 2004


On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 07:36, Guolin Cheng wrote:

>  FC1 stops on partitions "LABEL=/var" on two machines, stops on
> partition "LABEL=/" on the 3rd machine. 

When it "stops", what error does it show?

> While the default|upgraded NTPL kernel (with SMP problem) boots
> without a glitch, my vanilla 2.4.25 kernel plus libata patch
> 2.4.25-libata8 fails with the above symptoms described.

What happens without the libata patch?

>  The solution to fix it is:  manually run "e2fsck -y -f  /dev/hd?,
> tune2fs -j /dev/hd?; e2label /dev/hd? <LABEL>" again even there is no
> problem with file system, journal node and ext2 label, then reboot. 

Very very odd --- that really helps, every time?


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