Setting up /etc/fstab
gramos at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 10 18:29:46 PST 2010
Well thanks again. I have 4 gig of memory, so for now I will just go without swap.
--- On Wed, 2/10/10, Andrew Benton <b3nton at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Andrew Benton <b3nton at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Setting up /etc/fstab
> To: lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
> Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 4:59 PM
> On 11/02/10 00:19, brown wrap wrote:
> > But once I boot to the kernel I built
> for LFS, won't LVM be out of the picture? I went into
> gparted and I think I found the device that is swap,
> > I think its /dev/sda2 and my '/' partition should be
> > I was hoping to keep my Centos system and have the
> option of booting to LFS.
> > Is that possible?
> The only way to know is to try it. For what it's worth,
> it's not
> essential for /etc/fstab to be perfect to boot. The kernel
> whatever partition grub tells it to mount. If that
> conflicts with
> whatever is in fstab then the kernel ignores fstab. You
> don't need a
> swap partition to boot. You don't even need an fstab. It'll
> be ugly,
> some of the bootscripts will fail, but there's no reason
> why it won't
> boot to a command prompt and let you log in.
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