[arch-general] linux-3.14.3-1 and FAT32 /boot partition mount fail
myvrenik at gmail.com
Mon May 12 17:15:58 EDT 2014
Yes, looks like it's mine bad first experience with UEFI, not used to its
On 12 May 2014 13:18, WorMzy Tykashi <wormzy.tykashi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12 May 2014 09:22, Andrey Mivrenik <myvrenik at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > After Linux kernel update my system can't boot properly because of this
> > error:
> >> [FAILED] Failed to mount /boot
> > Although it gives me opportunity to login as root.
> > When I try to mount it manually:
> >> mount: unknown filesystem type 'vfat'
> > Kernel downgrade to 3.14.2-1 resolved this. So, did I miss something or
> > it's a bug?
> > I have to use FAT32 for /boot because I have that UEFI thing.
> > Regards,
> > --
> > *GPG Key ID:* D782DAB8
> This is a frequent problem on UEFI systems that aren't set up
> correctly. The kernel you're booting with doesn't match the modules
> installed to /usr, because the kernel your boot manager is loading is
> an older one. The new kernel was installed elsewhere, and wasn't
> copied to the correct location.
> Check your fstab and see where you're mounting your ESP. Remember that
> the linux package installs the kernel to /boot/vmlinuz-linux.
> If /boot is your ESP, check where your boot manager loads the kernel from.
> If your boot manager uses an absolute path, remember that / (or \)
> will be the root of the ESP, not your arch partition.
> Here's the latest thread that I've seen:
> I'm sure plenty more would turn up in a forum search though.
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