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On Jun 8, 2006, at 9:39 AM, Mark Lord wrote:

> Rahul Karnik wrote:
>>
>> AFAIK Fedora sets up the kernel command line with "root=LABEL=/" in
>> grub.conf and therefore needs the initrd in order to work correctly.
>> If you do not want an initrd, then change this to
>> "root=/dev/<your_disk>" in grub.conf. Note that the reason Fedora
>> uses
>> the LABEL is so you can move disks around in your system without a
>> problem
>
> Heh.. except for people like me, who regularly swap disks around
> to boot from different distros, in which case the LABEL=/ continuously
> causes nothing but grief until I remember to edit it away.

You would like labels a lot better if you took charge and forced the
labels to be something like "FC4-root", "SLES9-root" etc. rather than
the default "/".

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Mark Rustad, MRustad@mac.com

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