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Re: Improvement to rescue mode?



Dnia 20-03-2007, wto o godzinie 07:10 -0700, John Reiser napisał(a):
> > Why don't you install grub on the broken system and boot it?
> Because rescue mode cannot install grub via grub-install; reported as:
> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=198064
> The mechanism that grub-install uses to identify the "hardware"
> is incompatible with the "virtualization" provided by chroot
> and rescue mode.
But it works with grub-install --root-directory, at least in F6 (fully
updated F6 and rescue mode from the original install CD - tested
yesterday). The chroot has problems related to mtab, which can be faked,
but --root-directory was simpler and it works.

And for the original poster: you can make a boot floppy for your system.
I don't remember if Anaconda still has an option for it, though.

Lam

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