Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 552561
upgrade f11 -> f12 successful; existing disk boot disabled
Last modified: 2010-01-05 09:38:58 EST
Description of problem:
Upgraded f11 to f12 on sda9 partition. Specified to install boot loader on sda9. System not bootable after successful upgrade.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 12 DVD downloaded 2010-01-04.
Steps to Reproduce:
System didn't boot after upgrade.
System should boot from sda2 - the active partition before the upgrade.
System examination results (after upgrade):
1. All primary partitions marked hidden.
2. sda9 marked bootable
1. Use utility program to mark sda2 as active.
2. Reboot - works ok.
Additional configuration info:
System: IBM Thinkpad T40
sda1 - not used
sda2 - linux /boot for multiple (operational) versions of linux
sda3 - Win XP
sda5-8 Multiple extended including an LVM partition
sda9 - Test linux partition
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 533658 ***