grub instead of grub2 in F16?
Clyde E. Kunkel
clydekunkel7734 at cox.net
Tue Aug 9 15:21:17 UTC 2011
On 08/09/2011 10:40 AM, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> On Tuesday, August 09, 2011 08:08:33 AM Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
>> On 08/09/2011 02:50 AM, Adam Williamson wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2011-08-08 at 23:59 -0400, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
>>>> Can grub be passed to the installer to prevent grub2 being used as the
>>> no. but you could do package customization, de-select grub2, and select
>>> grub. (haven't tested this, but it sounds like it might work!)
>> Actually, I was looking for a way to *not* use grub2 during F16 install
>> as it is failing with an unknown error and you can't boot an F16
>> installation without jumping thru a bunch a hoops with a recovery cd.
>> Would you do package customization during the package selection phase of
> if its failing please file a bug. we cant fix the issue if we do not know about
Well, I have been trying, filed one bug against grub2 and trying to get
an install of 16 booted so I can see if there is anything there to look
at. Will get one filed somehow.
Suspect that --force has to be used somewhere in the install of the
bootloader if the boot partition is other that the MBR partition. I.e.,
F16 boot on /dev/sdf4 vice /dev/sda where the MBR is located.
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