problems upgrading from FC6 to F7

Timothy Murphy tim at
Sun Jun 24 10:31:06 UTC 2007

Marc   wrote:

> I am having trouble with an upgrade on my Dell Latitude D610 laptop.
> I have files I need to get off of the machine but I cannot get it to
> fully boot.  When I boot up it makes it to the following point:
> ....mounting local filesystem......OK
> ....enabling filesystem quotas.....OK
> ....enabling /etc/fstab swaps.......Failed
> Because of the need to rescue the files on there, I used the 'rescue'
> disk, and did an 'upgrade only' type of install.  Both times did not
> fix my /etc/fstab.  Twice I have done the full run of the cd which
> would seem to fix major system files since they are not user data.

Have you used LABELs for all your partitions in fstab and grub.conf ?

Timothy Murphy  
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