Bug 131911 - Boot never happens, as GRUB crashes during boot.
Boot never happens, as GRUB crashes during boot.
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-09-06 13:16 EDT by Søren Andersen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-04 09:10:51 EST
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Description Søren Andersen 2004-09-06 13:16:13 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; 
(R1 1.5))

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 00:18:13 EDT
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 14:11:14 EDT
What sorts of IO errors are you seeing?
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-11-04 09:10:51 EST
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have further information to add
to this report.

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