F7: unable to upgrade from FC6 (weird hdaX errors)

Tony Nelson tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Sun Jun 3 19:23:17 UTC 2007

At 11:40 PM +0530 6/3/07, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>André Costa wrote:
>> It didn't go too far: I was immediately presented with another error:
>> "Error enabling swap partition device hda5: no such file or directory.
>> The /etc/fstab on your upgrade partition does not reference a valid
>> swap partition. Press ok to reboot your system".
>> (notice again the 'hda5' instead of 'sda5'... could it be due to the
>> fact that I don't have LABELs for hda5 and hda6?)
>Yes. Due the libata changes from /dev/hd* to /dev/sd* everything
>requires labels to upgrade smoothly. Fedora installer provide labels by
>default but if you did any customization you might have to set it
>manually. More information on how to do this is available in the release
>notes at

Rahul -- is this also true for LVM2 partitions?  ISTM that it would only
affect /dev/hd* partitions and their fstab entries.  I haven't tried to
install yet (or rather not that far yet) or I'd know, but I could use the
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