F7: unable to upgrade from FC6 (weird hdaX errors)
tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Sun Jun 3 21:54:52 UTC 2007
At 12:58 AM +0530 6/4/07, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>Tony Nelson wrote:
>> 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
>I believe it does not affect LVM's.
TonyN.:' <mailto:tonynelson at georgeanelson.com>
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