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Re: [SLE] Yast partitioning tool can't set mount points
  • From: Patrick Shanahan <ptilopteri@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2006 20:53:09 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <20060917205303.GI28933@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Paul Abrahams <abrahams@xxxxxxx> [09-17-06 16:36]:
> On Sunday 17 September 2006 4:11 pm, 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
>
> Indeed they are different animals -- but how does that knowledge let me ungrey
> the mount points?

a little reading of your own post is necessary

> > > Yast2 needs a root partition to install.
> > > Assign the mount point "/" to a partition.

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