Hey! Hard disk install of DVD iso works!

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Apr 18 16:12:06 UTC 2012

On Wed, 2012-04-18 at 04:44 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Apr 2012 00:56:04 -0700
> Dan Mashal wrote:
> > I never had any issues with the DVD alpha or beta minus btrfs.
> > 
> > Did you do any custom partitioning?
> My problems came way before partitioning. It simply couldn't
> find the disk image given on the repo=hd:yadda-yadda kernel
> command line. With the Beta, things work fine.

That was https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=806966 .

> Unfortunately, the next problem is (somewhat) related to
> partitioning - it can't properly install grub2 in the
> partition versus the MBR:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=804835
> I have somewhat worked around that by installing the
> grub2 from f16 in the f17 partition.

That's still notabug, I think. See my comment. Even if it wasn't, the
fault isn't anaconda's. It installs grub2 into the partition just fine.
The code for doing so did not change in any way from F16 to F17, or from
F17 Alpha to F17 Beta. It's in pyanaconda/bootloader.py if you want to
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