Bug 183220 - Installer wipes out other OS entries from existing Grub
Installer wipes out other OS entries from existing Grub
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-02-27 11:23 EST by Dariusz Garbowski
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-27 13:36:13 EST
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Description Dariusz Garbowski 2006-02-27 11:23:26 EST
Description of problem:
Installer did not correctly recognize and configure existing Kubuntu 5.10
installation in Grub. 

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Kubuntu.
2. Install Fedora Core 5 Test 3 on other partition(s).
3.
  
Actual results:
I got an entry with rootnoverify and chainloader +1.

Expected results:
Kubuntu nicely added to Grub config.

BTW: Kubuntu does this, i.e. recognizes FC5 and keeps it in Grub config.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-02-27 13:36:13 EST
Trying to guess how other OS's set things up is difficult to get right and so
it's far better to not try and just do chainbooting rather than guess and get it
wrong.

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