F16 Update Kernels fail to boot

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 10:11:19 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 6:52 PM, Orion Poplawski <orion at cora.nwra.com> wrote:
> On 08/24/2011 04:31 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> The fact that GRUB 2 by default won't install to a partition, and will
>> only do it if you use --force, is known. It's why anaconda can't install
>> the bootloader to a partition in Alpha. That will be fixed (by using
>> --force) in Beta. The bug for anaconda is
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=730915 .
> Is there a way to workaround this in a kickstart file (other than running
> grub2-install --force (hd0,0) in %post) by using partitioning/boatloader options?

Just in case "(hd0,0)" isn't a typo, please note that grub2 numbers
partitions differently from grub1: sda1 is (hd0,1).

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