Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 445148
Chainloader can't boot partition with 256 byte inodes.
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:09:33 EDT
Description of problem:
After replacing the old grub on the mbr with the patched version in f9 preview I
am able to directly boot f9, but I can't use the chainloader to boot grub on the
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
The patched and unpatched grub have the same versions. This is also a bug, IMHO.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install f9 on partition
2. Install boot loader on same partition
3. Try to boot from MBR using chainloader
Non executable code.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Is this still a problelm w/ recent grub?
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Charles, do you know if this is still a problem?
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is
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