On the first Anaconda screen, I tell it to install grub on sda. On the third
screen, it gives me the option to (1) install grub on sdb, or (2) do not install
grub. But I want to install grub on sda!
I have a working Fedora 6 on a PATA disk, as the master device on IDE0.
I also have a SATA drive on SATA1, onto which I am trying to install a fresh
Fedora 7. I instruct my BIOS to boot first from USB, second from my SATA disk,
and third from my PATA disk.
I boot off my USB DVD and tell anaconda to look on sdb6 (my FC6 /home dir) for
the installation images.
On the "which disks do you want to use for this installation?" screen, I leave
sda checked, but I uncheck sdb (since I don't want it to touch my FC6
On the next screen, I make sda1 /boot, sda2 is a LVM device containing /, /home,
On the next screen, anaconda displays 2 radio buttons. The first one says to
install grub on sdb. The second says to not install grub at all.
But I already told it to install grub on sda!!!
If I hit "back" twice, the initial dialog has sdb selected again. But then if I
re-select sda, and re-partition sda again, it still only gives me the choices of
sdb or not at all.
I've done this six times so far, and it's failed every time.
Anaconda gives me the option of installing grub on sdb, or not at all.
Anaconda should give me the option of installing grub on sda.
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I no longer have access to the hardware that caused the bug (the mixed sata and
pata disk drives), so I can't test it against Fedora 9. Hopefully if someone
else has the same setup they can give it a test.