Bug 131911

Summary: Boot never happens, as GRUB crashes during boot.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Søren Andersen <soren>
Component: grubAssignee: Jeremy Katz <katzj>
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
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Description Søren Andersen 2004-09-06 17:16:13 UTC
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Description of problem:
Installed FC3, test 1. Custom install, with dev. packages. 
GRUB used for boot manager, since LILO not available...
Linux set as default boot... (/dev/mba6/)...
LBA in BIOS: Auto, since only Auto and Disabled are available...

When I boot the PC, it loads a bit from the harddrive, and prints 
GRUB to the screen, and nothing happens...
Just, plain nothing...

I have windows on another partition which is also selected as an 
option in GRUB, although not default...

Ask me if I need to give anymore info...

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Dunno - the one supplied with fc3test1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install FC3, Test 1 w. GRUB
2. Boot.
    

Actual Results:  Nothing. :)
PC freezes.

Expected Results:  GRUB should have booted.

Additional info:

I have an AMD64 machine, and an 64 bit FC...

Comment 1 Søren Andersen 2004-09-07 04:18:13 UTC
Just booting Knoppix which prints a LOT of I/O errors on my disk that 
were never there before...

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-09-07 18:11:14 UTC
What sorts of IO errors are you seeing?

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-11-04 14:10:51 UTC
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have further information to add
to this report.