Bug 8560

Summary: Install writes wrong device to lilo.conf
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: kbrown
Component: liloAssignee: Michael K. Johnson <johnsonm>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: 6.1CC: kbrown
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
URL: http://www.trentu.ca/~kbrown/linux/bug-1.shtml
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Last Closed: 2000-01-18 04:00:56 UTC Type: ---
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Description kbrown 2000-01-18 03:58:22 UTC
Datails on issue at:


There appears to be a bug in the install procedure which results in the
"boot=" line of /etc/lilo.conf identifying the wrong device.

Comment 1 kbrown 2000-01-18 04:00:59 UTC
Created attachment 61 [details]
source html file referred to in bug report

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2002-06-04 05:02:25 UTC
Unfortunately, there is no way with x86 hardware to actually determine what the
BIOS boot order is.  The next release of Red Hat Linux adds the ability to
change your boot device ordering during boot loader configuration