On Sun, 2012-06-24 at 23:03 +0530, beyond.hack wrote:
Hello (noob? :P)
(This is my first post here, so kindly ignore any mistakes if any
I have been using Fedora 16 for quite a time and yes, I am facing a
big problem..may be because of a a bug in Fedora 16..
I hope you people will make it clear..
the condition is::
I have two harddisks both are having Fedora 16 installed occupying the
full space on both of them, say hdd-A and hdd-B.
The problem comes when i boot my system with both the harddisks
plugged in. First I select which hdd to boot from bios then the
selected one starts to boot up, GRUB appears and loads the selected
kernel but after the booting process is done.
what I am getting is a mixed File System.!!!! i.e. I get the /home
directory of other hard disk!!!!
and this is the case when I boot any of the harddisk A or B,
I always face the cross mount problem??
Here's a wild gues:
Can you please check your fstabs in both installations please? Are they
/dev/sdX or as
/dev/disk-by-label or /dev/disk-by-uuid?
If they're listed as /dev/sdX, whatever disk is detected first gets sda
and so on, which could be why you get mixed file systems.
If this is the case, just modifying your fstab to use
'disk-by-label/disk-by-uuid' *should* do the trick.
I still think that the disk you mount off should get /dev/sda already,
but since I don't have this setup I can't confirm.
Rather, if I boot with single hdd,(other one plugged off) it boots as
In this case, there is only one disk, which gets recognized as /dev/sda,
and therefore no mix ups.
Is anyone facing this problem??
No. As Shakti already said, we use one installation of Fedora and
external disks as data/backup disks :)
Also, can you please tell us if your disks are IDE or SATA?
Any help or discussion is appreciated..
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