Bug 116563 - grub segfaults when running "setup"
grub segfaults when running "setup"
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Blocks: FC2Target
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Reported: 2004-02-23 04:18 EST by František Dvořák
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-21 19:09:27 EDT
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2004-02-23 04:21 EST, František Dvořák
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Description František Dvořák 2004-02-23 04:18:19 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; cs-CZ; rv:1.5)
Gecko/20031007 Firebird/0.7

Description of problem:
When I run /sbin/grub, then type 'root (hd0,1)' and 'setup (hd0)',
grub segfaults.

Note, I had the same problems also with grub in FC1 (grub-0.93-7).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. /sbin/grub
2. root (hd0,1)
3. setup --prefix=/usr/share/grub/i386-redhat (hd0)

Actual Results:  SIGSEGV

Expected Results:  grub correctly installed in MBR

Additional info:

My system is FC1 with kernel 2.6.2-1.87.
Comment 1 František Dvořák 2004-02-23 04:21:21 EST
Created attachment 97940 [details]

Attached is backtrace of the crash (with installed debuginfo).
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-03-04 18:23:59 EST
This works for me here... can you grab the first meg or so of your
disk and attach?  Also, trying to install lilo and then reinstalling
grub might work around it.
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-06-21 19:09:27 EDT
Closing due to lack of activity.  Please reopen if you have further
information to add about the problem.

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