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Re: XFS with RH 7.3
As I recall, this is fairly common...the kernel that ships with the
installer is a bit too large. Try looking for one of the kernel RPMs with
the word "BOOT" in the package name. These are the right size for floppy
boot disk creation.
On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, Arindam Dey wrote:
> Hi all,
> I used the RedHat installer with XFS provided on the
> download site to install XFS on my system along with
> RH 7.3. I did not compile my kernel did NOT do any
> changes at all. Just used the default options. This is
> the first time i am trying out XFS so did not mess
> At the end, when the time to create bootdisk came the
> Installer consistently failed initially i attributed
> this to the floppies i had.
> When the system booted up then i tried to create the
> bootdisk again using mkbootdisk 2.4.**** but it failed
> saying unable to locate the root partition.
> The fstab had LABEL defined for the partitions which
> RH uses upon removing the LABEL=/ with the proper
> /dev/hda* mkbootdisk started working. But i tried the
> same thing on an RH 7.3 m/c and mkbootdisk works even
> with the LABEL=/.
> Anybody there who could point me to the right
> Sorry for the long mail.
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