Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 82826
Can't boot newly installed 8.0.93 Phoebe
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:50:23 EDT
Description of problem:
I have been trying to get 8.0.93 installed on /dev/hdh1. Installation is fine
including creation of partition, formatting and file copying.
However, I can't boot from it with either GRUB or lilo, with or without
adavanced options. Set up is as follows:
/dev/hda has Windoze + Redhat 8.0 off the main IDE controller on the mobo
/dev/hde and /dev/hdg are 2 drives in RAID0 on HPT372 controller on this ABIT
KR7A-RAID mobo. /dev/hdh is a slave drive on the HPT372 primary channel and is
Install on /dev/hdh1 is fine. I have tried lilo and GRUB in root sector
of /dev/hdh1 and MBR on /dev/hda but couldn't ever boot it. Tried to force
LBA32, no joy.
In the end overwrote 8.0 with 8.0.93 on /dev/hda1. When running from that
partition, I can mount /dev/hdh1 and all files seem to be there and all is
fine. Definitely a boot problem.
New /dev/hdh drive is 80GB Maxtor DiamondMax 9 Plus.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Set up as above
Received GRUB HARD DISK ERROR or hangs when trying lilo.
When trying to use lilo to overwrite a MBR on /dev/hda, nothing happens and the
old MBR is left intact without being replaced.
Marked /dev/hdh as bootable in HPT372 BIOS and try to boot directly from
ATA133RAID. Get the same results/error messages as trying to boot from /dev/hda.
Should allow to boot from /dev/hdh1
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82825 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.