Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 69109
Limbo install: selecting grub results in unbootable system
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:44:15 EDT
Description of problem:
After installing Limbo (selected grub as bootmanager) the system cannot boot
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Previous RHL 7.2 was overwritten by repartitioning, but LiLo still resists in
2. Installing Limbo, selec grub as bootmanager and select /dev/hda for
Actual Results: "LI", means grub hasn't installed itself in MBR
Expected Results: Booting
Solved by booting Limbo in rescue mode from floppy again and
# chroot /mnt/sysimage
# /sbin/grub-install /dev/hda
Afterwards Limbo boots without any problem.
Perhaps anaconda misses the grub-install
Was this a text mode install?
Yes, "expert text", my preferred installation mode for servers.
Okay, this should be fixed in CVS
verified fixed in latest trees.