F16 Alpha GRUB install failure
awilliam at redhat.com
Thu Aug 25 22:20:54 UTC 2011
On Thu, 2011-08-25 at 15:59 -0500, David Lehman wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-08-25 at 22:56 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > Between TC1 and release of F16 Alpha, something must have changed to the
> > worse with regard to installing GRUB to a partition's primary sector.
> > Partitioning hasn't changed. TC1 managed to install GRUB to /dev/sda3.
> > Anaconda now reports failure to install, and I've found this on virtual
> > console:
> > /usr/sbin/grub2-setup: warn: Attempting to install GRUB to a
> > partitionless disk or to a partitionj. This is a BAD idea..
> > /usr/sbin/grub2-setup: warn: Embedding is not possible. GRUB can only be
> > installed in this setup using blocklists. However, blocklists are
> > UNRELIABLE and their use is discouraged..
> > /usr/sbin/grub2-setup: error: will not proceed with blocklists.
> > Bug or feature?
> Both? https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=728742
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