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Bug 206876 - grub will not boot on intel 965 platform
grub will not boot on intel 965 platform
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 116311
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-09-17 12:24 EDT by Avi Kivity
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-27 18:00:32 EDT
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Description Avi Kivity 2006-09-17 12:24:22 EDT
Description of problem:

I installed rawhide (equivalent to FC6T3 at this time) on a Core 2 Duo machine 
based on the 965 chipset.  The machine has 4GB of RAM.

Grub will not boot the newly installed system, saying:

Error 28: Selected item cannot fit into memory

Removing the initrd prevents the error, but of course the kernel will not 
boot. The expanded initrd is about 4MB (which should fit in 4GB).

Eventually I installed lilo as a workaround.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install rawhide
2. Boot
Actual results:
Won't boot

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Comment 1 Peter Jones 2006-09-27 18:00:32 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 116311 ***

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