Bug 51096 - ks install failes to set lba32 option for lilo
Summary: ks install failes to set lba32 option for lilo
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-08-07 11:07 UTC by Gerald Teschl
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-07 19:44:39 UTC


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Description Gerald Teschl 2001-08-07 11:07:07 UTC
I just did a ks installation on an ide box without /boot partition.
anaconda gave no errors but upon reboot no boot manager was present!

A littel inspection showed a lilo.conf with a "linear" option but no "lba32"
option and lilo naturally refused to install without the lba32 option.

Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-08-07 19:41:00 UTC
Don't you have to specify this with some-as-of-yet-unknown-but-present kickstart
flag?

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2001-08-07 19:44:34 UTC
There is a flag to force this (--lba32) but we should also try to detect it and
stick it in there if it looks like it's needed and we think the bios supports lba32

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2001-08-08 18:05:31 UTC
And now it's done in CVS


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