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Re: [SLE] Yast partitioning tool can't set mount points
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2006 21:50:46 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <200609172350.40687.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 17 September 2006 22:11, Patrick Shanahan wrote:
> * Paul Abrahams <abrahams@xxxxxxx> [09-17-06 16:05]:
> > I'm running the Yast partitioning tool from the 10.0 boot DVD. The
> > section of the settings for specifying the mount point of a partition
> > is greyed out for all the partitions. If I try to save the table I
> > get a message:
> >
> > Yast2 needs a root partition to install.
> > Assign the mount point "/" to a partition.
> >
> > I have a perfectly fine root partition (it even has a "root" label)
> > but Yast won't let me assign a mount point to it or to any other one
> > either.
> >
> > Why are the mount points greyed out and what can I do about it?
>
> simple, "/" /= "/root"
>
> root user and filesystem root are two different aminiaminals

Which part of the above talks about a root user?


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