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Bug 816288 - Live installs need to execute mactel-boot-setup
Live installs need to execute mactel-boot-setup
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brian Lane
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: F17-accepted/F17FinalFreezeExcept
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Reported: 2012-04-25 13:56 EDT by Matthew Garrett
Modified: 2013-01-10 02:53 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: anaconda-17.24-1
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Last Closed: 2012-05-21 16:54:52 EDT
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Description Matthew Garrett 2012-04-25 13:56:01 EDT
mactel-boot was performing its post-update setup using triggers, but these aren't executed on live installs. This is necessary to ensure that certain bits of bootloader metadata are configured and for the artwork to be properly installed. 0.9-5 of the package moves this out to /usr/libexec/mactel-boot-setup which will exit cleanly with no effect if it's not a Mac install.
Comment 1 Jesse Keating 2012-04-25 14:00:44 EDT
As discussed on IRC, bcl is the right person for this job.
Comment 2 Chris Murphy 2012-05-05 03:43:19 EDT
Still not a boot option either using option key @ startup, or in System Preferences > Startup Disk panel, after a Live install with TC3.
Comment 3 Chris Murphy 2012-05-10 16:41:02 EDT
>>(In reply to comment #2)

Same results with both TC4 Live Desktop, and TC4 DVD based installations.
Comment 4 Adam Williamson 2012-05-11 23:53:29 EDT
Proposing as NTH, per mjg59's request.

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Comment 5 Andre Robatino 2012-05-12 00:02:01 EDT
+1 NTH
Comment 6 Dennis Gilmore 2012-05-12 00:04:35 EDT
+1 nth
Comment 7 Adam Williamson 2012-05-12 00:12:54 EDT
Accepted as NTH with the above votes - this can cause Mac installs from live to be unbootable, AIUI.

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Comment 8 Adam Williamson 2012-05-12 00:14:09 EDT
This requires https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2012-6693/mactel-boot-0.9-5.fc17 , according to Matt. He forgot to push it before freeze.
Comment 9 Chris Murphy 2012-05-12 00:17:22 EDT
Unbootable, and AFAIK only work around is to go with a CSM mode install and create a hybrid MBR post install to make it bootable.

Should I file a separate bug, or clone this one, for DVD? It is bootable only temporarily, if the user set Mac OS X to be default boot, there's no (apparent) way to reboot Fedora.
Comment 10 Chris Murphy 2012-05-12 15:48:28 EDT
TC5 Live Desktop incorporates this and mostly works. Probably should file separate bugs for remaining minor issues? (Disk label is "untitled", and  reboot defaults to Mac OS after Fedora install.)
Comment 11 Adam Williamson 2012-05-14 22:23:59 EDT
Note that there's now a 0.9-6 build which fixes up a few non-vital mistakes in the 0.9-5 build. We can go with 0.9-6 for TC6.


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Comment 12 Adam Williamson 2012-05-21 16:54:52 EDT
0.9-6 is stable, in RC2 and RC3, and generally reported to work well. Closing.

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