never mind. my stupid mistake. i did not see that it had unset the format
option on /boot. (why would this not be formatted by default). anyways,
serves me right for using the graphical installation (much clearer on the
text based install).
things seem to be working better now.
On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Tom Duffy wrote:
> I just got this error trying to install xfs root on my laptop (Dell
> Lattitude CPx).
> "Error mounting device hda1 as /boot: Invalid argument
> This most likely means this partition has not been formatted.
> Press OK to reboot your system."
> I have a 100M /boot (xfs) and a 256M swap, the rest of the disk at sda6 is
> / (xfs). It is IDE obviously. I can mount /boot as ext2 though in the