Setting up /etc/fstab

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 15:32:50 PST 2010


brown wrap wrote:
> 
> Ok, I built my system on an external drive. It has two partitions,
> busically I split a 1.5 TB right down the middle. I used the 2nd
> partition for the build. I have not reached the grub section yet.
> What my intention was to modify my existing grub to point to the
> partition with LFS on it and boot. So I am at the point to create
> /etc/fstab and its looking for the root partition and swap devices.
> Here are my present two lines for the root and swap on Centos:
> 
> /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 /                      ext3    defaults
> 1 1 /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01 swap                   swap    defaults
> 0 0
> 
> and my present LFS partition: /dev/sdc2               /mnt/lfs
> ext3    defaults       1 5
> 
> I am not sure that after booting the current '/' and swap will be
> recognized as they are now. Or if /mnt/lfs will be recognized as
> /dev/sdc2. If they are, I can set up the LFS fstab.

If you are using LVM, then you need an initrd and that is out of scope 
for LFS.

   -- Bruce



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