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Re: Cannot install a bootloader

On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 11:07:05AM +0200, Dirk Bonenkamp - Bean IT wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've trouble installing the bootloader (both grub and lilo fail). I'm 
> using the netinstall cd-image to install. My first idea was a problem 
> with my RAID controller (Adaptec 2020ZCR, running a 4 disc raid 5 array) 
> but it even fails to install a bootloader to a floppy disc. So I think 
> it's a general problem, instead of a hardware problem.
> It always returns the same error message:
> The file /boot/grub/stage1 not read correctly.
> The thing I found out is that the new / filesystem is still mounted 
> under /target, but I guess this is normal while installing...? (never 
> bothered to look, since it always works out fine).
> Any suggestions welcome!

Do you have a seperate partition for /boot?  I have seen grub in sarge
fail in that case.  Creating a symlink helps it though.

ln -s . /target/boot/boot

Newer versions of grub are a bit smarter in my experience.

Len Sorensen

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