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Bug 451428 - USB H\D grub-install fails
Summary: USB H\D grub-install fails
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-14 11:58 UTC by Frank Murphy
Modified: 2008-09-15 10:29 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-09-15 10:29:57 UTC

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Description Frank Murphy 2008-06-14 11:58:19 UTC
Description of problem: usb h\d cannot work with grub-install, as it said "not
conatained in "bios" usb drive contained F9 u\g to Rawhide frmm runlevel 3
grub-install didn't work left with non-bootleable drive
(all internal ide\sata swithed off in bios, as they carry stable F9)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Unknown can't check todaye date?

How reproducible:
Diable internal ide\sata use external usb h\d with boot\mbr installed to it

Steps to Reproduce:
1. as above
Actual results:
non -bootable usb, just shows: GRUB>p

Expected results: Bootable rawhide

Additional info: If I know what logs needed, probable can put external into F9's
fstab and upload

Comment 1 Frank Murphy 2008-06-14 12:06:26 UTC
Fedora-9-dvd rescue mode.
Does not help as above
grub-install /dev/sda(*) does not have any corresponding BIOS drive

(*) the ltter changes if I enable all internals, but uuid statys the same with
the same GRUB>p

Comment 2 Frank Murphy 2008-09-15 10:29:57 UTC
No longer relevant, should have closed it earlier.

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