[Test-Announce] Fedora 15 Final Release Candidate 2 (RC2) - GRUB problem
fred at cm17.com
Fri May 13 16:16:17 UTC 2011
On 05/13/2011 10:49 PM, James Laska wrote:
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> On Fri, 2011-05-13 at 22:34 +0800, Frederic Muller wrote:
>> On 05/13/2011 09:57 PM, Frederic Muller wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> I'm running in a small problem which has been consistent in all DVD
>>> images I've installed since Alpha (I thought I was the culprit).
>>> Here is what I do:
>>> 1. Download DVD iso image
>>> 2. Use livecd-iso-to-disk to copy to USB
>>> 3. Boot from USB to install on laptop
>>> 4. Select all default option except disk partitioning:
>>> - custom
>>> - I create 3 partitions: /& /home ext4 and swap
>>> 5. Install prompts from GRUB install which is /dev/sdb1 (USB) by
>>> 6. I change it to /dev/sda1 (which is the other options)
>>> 7. Validate and complete install "successfully"
>>> => Laptop doesn't boot (no error message)
>>> In fact grub is installed on /dev/sdb1 no matter what I select
>>> apparently and I then go to system restore to install grub
>>> on /dev/sda1
>>> So is this a bug or am I doing something wrong?
>> Replying to myself. After reinstalling GRUB using chroot and
>> grub-install /dev/sda1
>> I get an error 15 which is supposed to be a grub-legacy error.. though
>> the HDD is brand new (was just delivered today).
>> What could be the problem (forgot what I did last time I faced the
> Please file a bug against anaconda, and be sure to attach the
> anaconda.log from your installation. Given the nature of your
> installation, I recommend you also attach program.log, storage.log and
> syslog. These files are available while the installer is running
> in /tmp/. After installation, they are available on the installed
> system in /var/log/anaconda/
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