hung boot process

Bob Holtzman holtzm at
Thu Feb 14 19:08:19 UTC 2008

On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Karl Larsen wrote:

>     Well sorry but you need to know how to do this. I fail to see why 
> you dislike one big system off of / but that is your business. But if 
> you want to do things your way learn to do them.

I've been doing this successfully for a number of years on several linux  
distros. There are several reasons for having separate partitions. Do some 
research. "If this sounds too hard then just use one big system under /
and enjoy"

> 1. Boot the root partition which should be /boot/grub/ and you need to 
> mount that on the / partition. Same with /usr and /home. So it you 
> didn't do that look at how I have /dev/hda7 attached automatically to /.
> karl at karl-desktop:~$ cat /etc/fstab
> # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
> #


>     You will need to do all this using your cd-rom as a rescue device. 
> You will need to write to /etc/fstab. If this sounds too hard then just 
> use one big system under / and enjoy

Don't patronize *me*, pal. I've been playing with linux longer than you. 
I've read a lot of your posts on the fedora-users list and it seems the 
difference between us is that I've managed to learn a fair amount about 

Bob Holtzman
"If you think you're getting free lunch,
 ......check the price of the beer!"

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