[Techtalk] Gentoo Kernel Upgrade - unable to mount root partition

Kat binaryjane at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 16:14:29 UTC 2007

On 10/31/07, Conor Daly <conor.daly-linuxchix at cod.homelinux.org> wrote:
> One of the suggestions I've heard on this subject is that you reserve a
> partition on your disk to be a backup install of your working system.
> When you do the upgrade on the main partition, the backup install is still
> working fine so you can try stuff on the main install without fear of
> losing the machine entirely.  It does mean sacrificing a certain amount of
> disk space but, 3 Gb should suffice and is a pretty small part of modern
> drives...

Now there is an idea. I have plenty of space.

I still haven't been able to resolve this. Might just have to "fiddle"
a bit more, though.

Thanks for the suggestions,

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