Re: Grub/LILO install fails on DL385
Is this during the initial installation of Debian and are you using
ext3? I had the same problem on the same hardware. When installing
Grub from the Debian installer, I got a similar error: "boot/grub/
stage1 not read correctly." LILO wouldn't install either.
I found this thread <http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/2005/09/
msg00225.html>. It doesn't actually identify a problem, but based on
the circumstances of the poster's problem, I decided to try ReiserFS
instead of ext3. Grub installed flawlessly.
I can't even begin to imagine why either bootloader would fail to
install on ext3 but not ReiserFS, but for me, that was the *only*
variable in the equation.
On Feb 1, 2006, at 8:46 AM, Stefan Lucien wrote:
I'm in trouble with an installation of GRUB on a HP DL385 Proliant
with debian sarge for AMD64.
When I run grub-install hd0
It returns me
Checking if /boot/grub/stage1 exists, no
Well the file is in this directory.
I don't understand why it makes me cry.
Does anybody could help me ?
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