F16 Update Kernels fail to boot

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 20:58:41 UTC 2011


On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Orion Poplawski <orion at cora.nwra.com> wrote:
> On 08/25/2011 04:11 AM, Tom H wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 6:52 PM, Orion Poplawski<orion at cora.nwra.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> 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).
>
> Thanks for that.  Funny that it is still hd0 though then.

You're welcome. I presume that the grub developers just wanted to
align the partition number for the system and grub devices - and that
having a correspond to 0 or didn't really matter to them.


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