Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 432079
Grub fails to read its own config files
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:08:35 EDT
Description of problem:
grub does not recognize its own files.
I install F9 with default option, grub boots perfectly. I erased my F8 grub
during this install.
I switched grub to f8 menu.lst, it worked. ( root(hd0,7) / setup (hd0) /
configfile /boot/grub/menu.lst )
I switched grub back to f9 menu.lst, it failed :
setup(hd0) -> reports that stageX files do not exist, but they do
If I add f9 default entry into f8 menu.lst and try to boot on it, grub yells :
"Bad file or directory type", pointing to the kernel line.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
grub f9 alpha version
Hello, I was able to reproduce this bug on my desktop pc, which has an ide disk
(instead of a sata one for the laptop just above) and of course different
I just add f9 entry in f8 menu.lst and grub yells this "error 2 : bad file or
I have the same problem...i have installed F9 on my laptop and add the entry for
in the F8 menu.list
when i boot I have "error 2 :bad file or directory type"
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