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Bug 3118 - Upgrade fails when /etc/fstab contains mounts on subdirectory
Summary: Upgrade fails when /etc/fstab contains mounts on subdirectory
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-05-28 13:02 UTC by rhbugs
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-07-07 16:29:25 UTC

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Description rhbugs 1999-05-28 13:02:36 UTC
  I have RH Alpha (5.2) which I upgraded to 6.0; I've
also seen this in previous RH versions.

  I have a set of discs mounted under /discs - i.e.
/dev/sd??  /discs/deskapps
/dev/sd??  /discs/cross


When upgrading the system the installer fails at the point
where it tries to find the system to upgrade; it appears it
is screwing up when it has to try and mount discs other than
on the system root directory.

I had to edit my /etc/fstab and take those out during the


Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-06-02 22:44:59 UTC
It would be more helpful if we had a dump of your partition
information of your system so that we can try to recreate the problem
in our lab. Thanks.

------- Email Received From  "Dr . David Alan Gilbert" <> 06/07/99 04:36 -------

Comment 2 Jay Turner 1999-07-07 16:29:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2504 ***

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