Bug 172990 - grub hanging on loading stage2
grub hanging on loading stage2
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-11-11 16:02 EST by Yves Eynard
Modified: 2011-07-27 14:03 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-07-27 14:03:15 EDT
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Description Yves Eynard 2005-11-11 16:02:38 EST
Description of problem:

Grub hangs on reboot at "GRUB loading stage2..." after machine is built via
kickstart. Machine will then either continually reboot or reboot several times
and then freeze at that prompt.

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How reproducible:

Sporadic. Seems to happen roughly every 3rd or 4th build.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. build server with kickstart
2. re-build server with kickstart (same configurations)

Actual results:
GRUB loading stage2...

Expected results:

Additional info:
Server DL360G3, 2 local drives RAID 1 (hardware).
I've tried this build on several DL360G3 servers. Similar ks.cfg works fine with
3.0 machines, albiet different grub version in 3.0

we use "zerombr" and "clearpart --all --initlable" in ks.cfg
/boot is on /dev/cciss/c0d0p1, LVM on rest of drive
Comment 1 Ron Yorston 2005-11-15 09:54:23 EST
I've just seen this on two machines.  Looks like a duplicate of 149587.

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