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Bug 56550 - can install but can boot boot from qla2200 controller
can install but can boot boot from qla2200 controller
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2001-11-20 15:27 EST by Jim Hildreth
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-20 10:40:35 EST
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Description Jim Hildreth 2001-11-20 15:27:32 EST
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Description of problem:
I have one controler card a qlogic qla2200 card with a EMC 9 gig drive. 
The install sees it and installs fine. The reboot after that hanges with 
no messages. The cursor is in the upper left hand corn on a blank screen. 
I have tried LILO also with same results

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.install RH 7.2 with qlogicc qla2200f
2. the first reboot does not work

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2001-11-20 15:42:18 EST
Do you have any other drives in the system?  (stand-alone scsi drives, ide
drives, anything)
Comment 2 Jim Hildreth 2001-11-20 15:47:53 EST
thier is a IDE CDROM. No other disk drives
Comment 3 Jim Hildreth 2001-12-20 10:40:30 EST
I have gotting the problem solved. I had to change the device.map. The install 
saw a LUN 0 drive that EMC has to have out thier. The orginal device.map file 
had 3 entries
(fd0) /dev/fd0
(hdo) /dev/sda
(hd1) /dev/sdb
The new file is
(fd0) /dev/fd0
(hd0) /dev/sdb

I then had to change the grub.conf to (hd1) to (hd0).

This makes it boot. The problem was the LUN 0 and how grub installed it.

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