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Re: Urgent: Upgrading FC5 to test4, still no go.

On Tuesday 03 October 2006 02:06, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> This is rather urgent, as FC6 is about to be released.
> Yesterday tried to upgrade a fully working copy of FC5 (with separate
> /boot marked as noauto,defaults).
> Anaconda didn't mount boot (NONBUG according to BZ#208093 [1]) which
> was partially fixed - Anaconda disabled the grub "update" option until
> I manually mounted the /boot partition. Good. (Q: wouldn't be better
> if Anaconda displayed a message saying: "boot marked noauto; didn't
> mount it; cannot update existing grub configuration; manually mount
> it?")
> The installation itself was rather event-less, and finished just fine.
> However, when I tried booting my shiny new FC6, I got the dreaded:
> "GRUB GRUB GRUB ...." and had to reboot the test4 ISO in rescue mode
> and fix the grub configuration (grub, root (hd0,0), setup (hd0),
> quit).
> The machine seems to be working just fine now.

Retry with boot not marked as noauto from the get go.

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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