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Re: FC4 boot hangs on SATA drive



On Wed, 2005-06-29 at 00:07, Anil Kumar Sharma wrote:
> I do have a SATA drive on which FC4 installed without incident. But I
> have a dual boot with XP.  I am using LVM, probably u should have a
> /boot out of LVM if you are using LVM.
> This is part of LVM docs.

Thanks for the reply! Unfortunately (or fortunately, I guess, depending
on point of view), /boot *is* a primary partition, which is the default
setup. I've only added another partition for /home, and the remainder of
the disc was put in VolGroup00.

-Alan

> On 6/29/05, Alan M. Evans wrote: 
>         Hello!
>         
>         We just got a couple of new machines here that I am tasked
>         with setting
>         up to be internal servers. Each has only a single SATA hard
>         drive for 
>         storage.
>         
>         I install FC4, which goes without incident. Reboot after
>         install, and
>         the boot process stops cold at "GRUB loading stage 2..."
>         message. I can
>         boot from the rescue CD and peruse the installed volumes with
>         no 
>         trouble.
>         
>         I've searched and found probably a hundred questions online
>         regarding
>         similar symptoms. (Most pre-FC4, and most having some element
>         of
>         dual-booting (I'm not dual-booting).) None have suggested
>         anything that 
>         has helped.
>         
>         At this point I don't know what else to do. I can post the
>         contents of
>         any config file or the output of any program - I just need to
>         know where
>         to start. What I don't want to do is hand these SATA drives
>         back to my 
>         boss and tell him to save them for some WinXP install because
>         I can't
>         use them with Linux!
>         
>         Thanks, all
>         -Alan
>         
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