Bug 222987 - when attempting to write grub, unhandled exception occurs
when attempting to write grub, unhandled exception occurs
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
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Reported: 2007-01-17 06:51 EST by Mutlu Dogruel
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-01-17 14:01:51 EST
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Description Mutlu Dogruel 2007-01-17 06:51:38 EST
Description of problem:


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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. When re-installing Fedora 6 (without re-formatting partitions) 
this problem occurs every time, in the first time installation it didn't happen,
though.
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Actual results:

At the end of the installation, grub gives an unhandled exception and it doesn't
install at all.

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Additional info:

File "/usr/lib/booty/bootloaderinfo.py", line 738, in "writeGrub"
also in line 1188, in "write"
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Comment 1 Mutlu Dogruel 2007-01-17 14:06:58 EST
Grub attempted to write to a partition, /boot, that was removed (accidentally).
When "upgrade install" is selected the Feodra installer Anaconda must check if
/boot is there and writable to avoid a disappointment at the end of installation.

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