IA64 install problem
marcel at xcllnt.net
Mon Mar 1 16:06:40 PST 2004
On Mon, Mar 01, 2004 at 03:42:12PM -0800, Natalie Protasevich wrote:
> I?m having problems installing 5.2.1-RELEASE on an
> Intel Tiger/Bandera system. I created the efi
> partition to mount at /efi, but it doesn?t get
> Error mounting /mnt/dev/da0p3 on /mnt/efi : Invalid
> Also, only ?/? is mounted; /usr and /var didn?t get
> Trying again, with only /, /efi, and swap, it still
> fails to mount /efi.
I need to understand the environment in which this is happening a
bit better before I can contemplate what might be wrong. Can you
answer the following questions:
In what order did you create the file systems?
Was there already a GPT on the disk and did it had partitions?
What do you mean with only "?/?" is mounted?
> Using the fixit shell, /etc/fstab doesn?t even contain
> an entry for ?/?.
/etc/fstab doesn't contain the file systems you're creating with
sysinstall. A proper fstab is created last on the to-be root file
system (which is not the same as the root file system used by
Marcel Moolenaar USPA: A-39004 marcel at xcllnt.net
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