Bug 191449 - install grub incorrect when /boot is a RAID1 device
Summary: install grub incorrect when /boot is a RAID1 device
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda
Version: 4.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2006-05-12 02:31 UTC by soul916
Modified: 2008-07-24 21:04 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: rhel4u7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-07-24 21:04:33 UTC
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Description soul916 2006-05-12 02:31:17 UTC
Description of problem:
Whe install RHEL4U3 whith a RAID1 device use as /boot the system couldn't
startup after installation.

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

How reproducible:
Just install RHEL4U3 x86 into a two disk computer and config /boot with a RAID1

Steps to Reproduce:
1.prepare a x86 computer with two hard disk
2.when installation config the /boot whith a RAID1 device(for example md0) and
install grub to this device.
3.reboot the computer
Actual results:
the grub will report an error and couldn't startup

Expected results:
the grub will report an error and couldn't startup

Additional info:
Use installation CD startup the computer into rescue mode, chroot to the local
Modify /etc/mtab of the local system for example:
the origenal is /dev/md0 /boot 
after modified /dev/sda1 /boot

Run grub-install /dev/sda1 
reboot the computer then the system could startup

Comment 1 David Tonhofer 2006-08-24 20:43:26 UTC
Just cross-referencing this:

>> Bug #191449 NEW install grub incorrect when /boot is a RAID1 device
Bug #170575 NEW grub fails on one of two sata disks of raid1 set during i...
Bug #163460 NEW Installation failed on RAID setup (GRUB error 15 and fail...
Bug #160563 NEW "grub-install /dev/md0" does not install on second disk i...
Bug #114690 CLOSED/RAWHIDE grub-install won't install to RAID 1

Comment 2 Andy Lindeberg 2008-07-24 21:04:33 UTC
This has been tested with rhel4u7 and the reported bug no longer appears. Please
try installing the latest release to see if it works for you. If you encounter
the problem again, feel free to reopen this bug with the information.

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