[fedora-virt] P2V and grub bootloader

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Fri May 1 14:21:38 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 01, 2009 at 04:16:23PM +0200, Dennis J. wrote:
> [root at nexus ~]# guestfish -a /var/lib/libvirt/images/test.img -m  
> /dev/vg_mobile/lv_root
> ><fs> grub-install / /dev/sda
> libguestfs: error: grub-install: /dev/mapper/vg_mobile-lv_root does not  
> have any corresponding BIOS drive.

Grub just doesn't work on LVs.  You have to install it on a 'real'
partition.  This is why Fedora uses a separate /boot partition.


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