[CentOS] Re: custom kernel cant find label /

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Wed Jun 18 17:43:53 UTC 2008

Jerry Geis wrote:
> Running e2label /dev/sda1 reports that in fact the partition is "/"
> My kernel boot line is infact "root=LABEL=/"
> My issue here is that I did the initial install. This install boots with 
> the LABEL=/ just fine.
> After the custom kernel build it does not boot. I'm trying to find out 
> if there is an option in the config
> that is needed for these label boots. Perhaps one of these: (I dont know 
> if I am fishing here and/or which one would do it)

How about Diff the config's from the stock kernel and yours ? Although, 
if the kernel speaks ext3 it should be fine for labels, as far as I can 
tell off the top of my head.

> I did search and wasn't finding what I was looking for, then I posted.
> I have not changed the line to try root=/dev/sda1 as I was trying to 
> make it work the same way.

That might be worth trying, its a simple hack and it will tell you if 
your kernel even boots or not.

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