Bug 60991 - No way to enter additionnal boot entries in grub configuration screen
No way to enter additionnal boot entries in grub configuration screen
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-03-11 11:30 EST by Stelian Pop
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-05-06 16:54:54 EDT
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Description Stelian Pop 2002-03-11 11:30:47 EST
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Description of problem:
Did a GUI CD install of Hampton on a machine which had a Red Hat 6.2
installation (/dev/hda1 swap, /dev/hda5 /).

Partitionned the drive by adding a /dev/hda6 for the new /, leaving the 6.2
installation intact.

In the bootloader screen (grub selected), only /dev/hda6 was present as a boot
partition. I saw no button to add a new partition, nor did the /dev/hda5
partition get recognized as a valid boot partition.

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Reproduce the above


Actual Results:  Grub only boots from the Hampton partition.

Expected Results:  2 entries menu: original 6.2 and new 7.3 beta

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-03-11 15:04:01 EST
This is part of the new bootloader framework which isn't getting done for Hampton
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2002-05-06 16:54:49 EDT
You can add new partitions to chainload again in CVS
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2002-12-20 12:38:25 EST
Time tracking values updated

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