Bug 810149 - F17-Beta-RC3 only gets to the grub prompt when booting in EFI mode on Intel BCZ6810H
F17-Beta-RC3 only gets to the grub prompt when booting in EFI mode on Intel B...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
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Reported: 2012-04-05 05:37 EDT by Thorsten Leemhuis
Modified: 2013-08-01 04:51 EDT (History)
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Description Thorsten Leemhuis 2012-04-05 05:37:54 EDT
Description of problem:
When I try to boot F17-Beta-RC3-Desktop-x86-64 in EFI mode from CD with an Intel BCZ6810H motherboard I just get to a grub boot prompt; no menu is shown.

Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 beta 1 boot just fine; F16 fails in the same way.

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Additional Info:
- How can I debug why grub doesn't find or load EFI/boot/bootx64.conf from the CD?
- I see grub-0.97-88 was already build for F17 and F18. Is it worth trying? Is there any way to give it a try without building my own ISO?
Comment 1 Thorsten Leemhuis 2012-04-12 10:25:14 EDT
FWIW, I was able to install after doing this in the grub prompt:

root (cd)
configfile /EFI/boot/grub.conf

and adding a "root (cd)" as first line in the menuentry that loads the Fedora kernel kicks off the install
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