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Bug 154864 - boot installed system with rescue system
Summary: boot installed system with rescue system
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-04-14 16:21 UTC by Martin Welss
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2005-04-14 21:26:17 UTC

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Description Martin Welss 2005-04-14 16:21:20 UTC
Description of problem:
it would be nice to boot with function keys or the rescue system an already
installed  system in case of damaged mbr/grub config, when booting from fedora cd

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mbr/grub-config is damaged
2. boot from fedora cd/dvd
3. use funtion keys or rescue system to boot installed system on e.g. /dev/hda5
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Expected results:

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-04-14 21:26:17 UTC
The kernels aren't the same, so a lot of things won't work.  rescue mode will
let you chroot into your installed system to fix things up.

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