Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 827665
can't boot newly installed F17
Last modified: 2013-08-01 04:54:47 EDT
Description of problem:
I just installed F17 on my Dell Latitude E6410 laptop in UEFI mode. The installation went OK, it created a 200 MB EFI system partition mounted as /boot/efi. When I rebooted after the installation completed, it went into GRUB prompt instead of booting F17.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Install F17 in EFI mode.
Steps to Reproduce:
The system won't boot.
The system boot into F17.
The component you specified is wrong since you use GRUB 0.97 and not GRUB2
Thanks for the quick response.
I went through the installation process again and there is no option for me to choose GRUB or GRUB2. I tried to customize the packages and all I can select are those optional packages, I can't modify those "core" packages.
I'm not sure what I can do at this point other than go back to the BIOS mode. Any suggestion?
Thanks again for all the helps.
anaconda.log and program.log might tell what went wrong - you could try to attach them here.
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Please attach logs as individual text/plain files (everything in /tmp/*log), this make is easier to view them and search them.
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Could you attach grub.conf as well?
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without knowing grub legacy and what to look for I notice the following which seems suspicious to me:
10:07:44,711 INFO storage: bootloader stage1 target device is sda1
10:07:44,714 INFO storage: bootloader stage2 target device is sda2
10:07:45,876 INFO storage: bootloader.py: used boot args: rd.md=0 rd.dm=0 rd.lvm.lv=vg_arnoldw/lv_swap KEYTABLE=us rd.lvm.lv=vg_arnoldw/lv_root rd.luks=0 ro root=/dev/mapper/vg_arnoldw-lv_root SYSFONT=True LANG=en_US.UTF-8 rhgb quiet
10:07:45,876 ERR storage: failed to create grub menu.lst symlink: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted
10:07:45,884 WARN storage: Storage.writeKS not completely implemented
device (hd0,1) HD(1,800,64000,6f07d705-ee3a-4e1e-8280-5dba3e44681c)
I have a Dell Lattitude E6410. 8Gb RAM
I've just upgraded from FEDORA 15 to Fedora 17.
I used preupgrade. The upgrade worked OK. Booting the machine after the upgrade was not successful.
I then tried a fresh install DVD and I could boot the machine after the install completed..
After a "yum upgrade" I could not boot the machime with the updated kernel
The two kernels are different:
3.3.4-5.fc17.x86_64 (Installed after the fresh install)
3.4.4-5.fc17.x86_64 (Installed after yum update)
So my question is: if one allows the machine to boot and the other does not.... Whats the difference between the two?
Not sure if I am using efi... Just took the defaults.
*** Bug 827726 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This model seems to have some serious issues - e.g. bug 810888.
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