Bug 426635 - Grub fails to boot when hide/unhide commands present
Grub fails to boot when hide/unhide commands present
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-12-23 07:54 EST by L. Robert Pedersen
Modified: 2009-01-09 00:35 EST (History)
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Description L. Robert Pedersen 2007-12-23 07:54:38 EST
Description of problem:
In multi OS environment where two or more Windows installations have to be 
able to boot, hiding of the partition not being booted and unhiding the
partition being booted both causes grub to fail to chainload the windows boot
manager. The problem seems to be "stable" as many users have reported the
problem in various fora.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Grub 0.97-19.i386

How reproducible:
Happens aall the time!

Steps to Reproduce:
1. insert a hide or unhide command in grub.conf file 
2. try to boot a section containing the hide or unhide command
3. Boot fails with with error
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info: It has been reported that the FC7 package works under FC8.
Should be promoted for FC8 until problem solved.
Comment 1 Tomasz Kepczynski 2008-01-14 09:02:08 EST
This is duplicate of bug #384141.
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 00:35:56 EST
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