[mythtv-users] new drive won't boot

Daryl McDonald darylangela at gmail.com
Wed Dec 19 11:11:56 UTC 2018


On Wed, Dec 19, 2018, 3:44 AM Stephen Worthington <stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
wrote:

> 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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At one time, long ago, this was a boot drive, it hit me while on the
pillow, so after booting and switching drives will runing "update-grub" be
the cure? Or will I have to use the boot-repair live CD?

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