Bug 440310

Summary: Upgrade from F8 stalls at end, grub not able to install boot loader
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Jesse Keating <jkeating>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team <anaconda-maint-list>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Jesse Keating 2008-04-02 14:49:12 EDT
At the very end of the upgrade process, the UI stalls and the tty shows that
grub install attempt failed.

grub> install --stage2=/boot/grub/stage2 /grub/stage1 d (hd0) /grub/stage2 p

Error 12: Invalid device requested

However from a grub prompt in the chroot one can do:

grub> cat (hd0,0)/grub/grub.conf

and get the grub.conf contents, so the hd0 device does exist as does the partition.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2008-04-02 22:55:14 EDT
What's the last thing on tty3?  We shouldn't stall for that (or at least,
haven't in the past).  

Somehow, I have this suspicion that tomorrow is "upgrade day"
Comment 2 Jesse Keating 2008-04-02 23:00:23 EDT
Honestly I don't recall what was there.  I've got multiple machines that are
setup to do upgrade testing tomorrow, and I'll be trying to duplicate this.
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2008-04-09 12:11:04 EDT
I think we've both done a fair number of upgrades now... seen this one again?
Comment 4 Jesse Keating 2008-04-09 12:55:31 EDT
Nope, I haven't.  Closing for now.