LFS-6.6 booting USB grub

Andrew Benton b3nton at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 04:25:54 PST 2010

On 25/02/10 23:57, Ken Moffat wrote:
> On 25 February 2010 21:38, Baho Utot<baho-utot at columbus.rr.com>  wrote:
>> I have since found out that UUID and LABEL are a redhat twist.  THey
>> require an initrd and nash.
>> nash mounts the drives ( does the dirty work and passes the info to the
>> kernel ).
> Do you mean that (about UUID and LABEL), or perhaps you mean
> "when booting from an external disk" ?
> I've had LABEL= in the fstab on my server for about 2 years,
> ever since I had to start using libata on that box.  No initrds,
> no fedoras, and no substandard minimalist shells.

The fstab entry for / is ignored. The kernel mounts the partition that grub tells it to mount.
Try this in your /etc/fstab

strawberry-cheescake / ext3 defaults 0 1

For me, the system boots fine with nonesense at the start of the / line.


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