Bug 225549 - bootrecord always written to MBR, when dmraid is installed
bootrecord always written to MBR, when dmraid is installed
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 225548
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: 2007-01-31 05:07 EST by Winfrid Tschiedel
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-02-04 10:33:43 EST
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Description Winfrid Tschiedel 2007-01-31 05:07:16 EST
Description of problem:

Even if during installation write bootrecord to boot-section is selected,
an existing MBR is overwritten.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
fedora core6 installation dvd


How reproducible:
Always, same error was also seen on rhel 5.


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install fedora core 6 on a system with SATA Raid.
2. Install a second fedora core 6 on the same system and select
   write bootrecord to bootsection.
3. reboot
  
Actual results:
 
   The second fedora installation will be bootet.


Expected results:

   Boot of the first fedora Installation.
    To get access to 2. installation, you should
    only insert 3 lines in /boot/grub/menu.lst of the 1. installation

title Fedora (2. Installation)
    root (hd0,x)
    chainloader +1 


Additional info:
    similar problems occur on openSUSE 10.2
Comment 1 Johan Kok 2007-02-04 10:33:43 EST
Thank you for reporting this issue. It appears your issue was stored three times in our bug tracker. I'm 
closing this one as a duplicate of bug #225548

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 225548 ***

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