Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 499165
grub fails to write bootrecord on dmraid controlled disk
Last modified: 2010-06-28 08:22:32 EDT
Description of problem:
On a system with ICH10R and a RAID1 I cannot write a new bootrecord with grub
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install fedora 11 preview on a system with ICH10R and Intelfirmware
2. Create a new bootrecord with grub
Probing devices to guess BIOS drives. This may take a long time.
GNU GRUB version 0.97 (640K lower / 3072K upper memory)
[ Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB
lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists the possible
completions of a device/filename.]
grub> device (hd0,2) /dev/mapper/isw_ibhajaede_Volume0p3
device (hd0,2) /dev/mapper/isw_ibhajaede_Volume0p3
grub> device (hd0) /dev/mapper/isw_ibhajaede_Volume0
device (hd0) /dev/mapper/isw_ibhajaede_Volume0
grub> root (hd0,2)
Error 18: Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS
Successful creation of a new bootrecord
There was no problem to create later a new bootrecord with an alternate
linuxdistribution (SLED 11) on the same system.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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