[fedora-virt] Fedora11-Preview without GRUB
Ján ONDREJ (SAL)
ondrejj at salstar.sk
Wed Apr 29 12:28:55 UTC 2009
On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 02:25:05PM +0200, Emre Erenoglu wrote:
> 2009/4/29 Ján ONDREJ (SAL) <ondrejj at salstar.sk>
> > after my rawhide installation was corrupted, I planned to install a fresh
> > Fedora11-Preview in virt-manager. Everything worked well, just GRUB has
> > been
> > not installed. I can't fix this by running some commands in rescue mode.
> > My attempts are here:
> > sh-4.0# df /boot
> > Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
> > /dev/vda1 198337 13573 174524 8% /boot
> > My root partition is /dev/vda1, so my root disk is /dev/vda
> > (paravirtualized
> > disk).
> > sh-4.0# grub-install /dev/vda
> > expr: non-numeric argument
> > /dev/vda1 does not have any corresponding BIOS drive.
> Hi, I have the same problem even though my host and guest are not Fedora but
> Pardus. It seems somehow that GRUB does not play well with vda disks. As a
> workaround, I added the same disk image as hda, installed GRUB, then
> reverted it back to vda. It works.
Thanks for reply. Another workaround is installation of Fedora 11-Beta and
then update to current rawhide. :)
Curious, that this problem occured in preview release and not in any Beta.
This is same bug or not?
Bug 479760 - [PATCH] add support for virtio_blk devices to grub-install
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