[mythtv-users] new drive won't boot

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Wed Dec 19 08:40:15 UTC 2018


On Tue, 18 Dec 2018 23:03:14 -0500, you wrote:

>Greetings Mythizens, I received my replacement drive from Amazon used
>"rsync" to copy the files from my revived (previously "about to fail")
>drive, swap the two drives and the box doesn't boot. Unswitch and it boots
>fine... unmount storage2, and switch drives and the FE finds storage2
>recordings (on the "rsync'd" drive) then a reboot fails. "fstab" is lookng
>to mount storage1,2&3, storage directories are back to original form, all
>default group, granted it doesn't take much, but I'm stumped! What do I
>need to do to make this drive acceptable to my box? the first of this type
>of drive worked fine, the odds of getting lemons back to back I woud
>imagine to be quite high...Please help, TIA Daryl

Rsync does not copy the labels and UUIDs of partitions.  Check your
fstab to see what you specify for the boot partition, and make sure
the partition on the new drive matches the fstab name or UUID.


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