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

Kat binaryjane at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 16:48:20 UTC 2007

Just to be certain that I'm actually on the right track here... I do
have a SATA drive, right?

Output from lspci:

00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family)
Serial ATA Storage Controller IDE (rev 01)


On 10/31/07, Kat <binaryjane at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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,
> Kat

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