F17 vs. Pentium 4
awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Apr 17 10:48:58 UTC 2012
On Sat, 2012-04-14 at 12:51 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Apr 2012, mwesten wrote:
> > On 04/14/2012 04:29 AM, Michael Hennebry wrote:
> >> The next time, I made /boot sda2 and picked sda for the bootloader.
> >> This time I got an install, but I'm not sure how to boot to it.
> >> I'd rather not have to play with the BIOS
> >> every time I want to boot a different install.
> >> Is there a way to chainload to sda?
> >> I'd have tried configfile,
> >> but I don't think that works from old grub to grub2.
> > This is not quite clear to me. It sounds like you can now boot F16 or
> > whatever you had before by changing the BIOS boot drive. Is that where
> > we are?
> > GRUB Legacy can chainload the bootsector of the second drive with the
> > chainloader command.
> > chainloader (hd1)+1
> Chainloading worked, Grub 2 didn't.
> GRUB Loading stage1.5
> GRUB loading please wait...
> Error 18
See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=804835 .
As we understand it at present, you can't 'chainload' grub2 that way.
The correct way to 'chainload' grub2 is to load core.img as a 'kernel',
as described in https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=804835#c2 .
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