[CentOS] Re: Centos5 install failure

Alain Spineux aspineux at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 12:44:20 UTC 2007

On Nov 9, 2007 10:55 PM, John Thompson <john at vector.os2.dhs.org> wrote:
> On 2007-11-09, Garrick Staples <garrick at usc.edu> wrote:
> > I think your problem could happen if you installed the boot loader into the
> > active partition and there is a stale boot loader in the mbr.
> I told anaconda to write the boot record onto /dev/hda assuming that
> woul put it in the MBR of the device and overwrite the existing lilo
> boot record.
> Grub came up on reboot, suggesting that it did indeed overwrite the lilo
> boot record in the MBR, but grub was unable to load completely and
> required a hard reset to recover.

Do you have multiple hard disk ?
Is your disk the master on the first controller ?

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Alain Spineux
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