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Re: Gah... Grub-install issues



On 3/25/06, Tim <ignored_mailbox yahoo com au> wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-03-25 at 19:49 -0800, Dan Thurman wrote:
> > I am trying install FC5 as a multi-boot partition
> > and I have done this many times before, although it
> > has not always been easy in previous releases I
> > have done, but I was able to to get it working from
> > FC1 through FC4 and FC5-T3.
> >
> > In this particular situation, I have installed my
> > /boot partition in /dev/hda3 (hd0,2) and my / partition
> > in /dev/hda7 (hd0,6) and I told anaconda (first time installation)
> > to install grub at /dev/hda7 and when the install completed,
> > and rebooted - grub fails to run. My multi-boot program
> > (system commander) is running  but I could not launch
> > fedora from it.
>
> Can your BIOS read from the partition that you're trying to use?  Some
> can't read that far into the drive.
>

You may need to use the "Force LBA32" option.


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