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



On 10/3/06, Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> wrote:
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.


FYI, it seems to be working just fine with boot marked as default.

- Gilboa


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