Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 70380
bootloader --location=partition is ignored in kickstart file
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:45:02 EDT
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Description of problem:
A kickstart file containing the following line:
bootloader --location=partition --append "ide0=ata66 ide1=ata66" --md5pass=<omitted>
installs grub in the MBR of the boot disk. Oops.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a complete kickstart file (i.e., one that doesn't require any
interaction) containing --location=partition for the boot loader.
2.Install with it.
3.Restart the system and hope the original install, that should have been
preserved, still works.
Actual Results: The preserved partitions are all there, but the boot record was
replaced, and it did NOT install the boot sector in the beginning of the /boot
Expected Results: It should do as it was told.
Fixed in CVS
*** Bug 71700 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
see also bug#64342
'bootloader --location=partition' confimed to work with Phoebe-beta4. closing out.