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Bug#255978: installation-reports

David Parrish wrote:
> GRUB installer died with:
> Executing 'grub-install (hd0)' failed.
> This is a fatal error.
> VT3 shows:
> Probing devices to guess BIOS drives. This may take a long time.
> /dev/cciss/c0d0p1 does not have any corresponding BIOS drive.
> /dev/cciss/c0d0p1 is the name of my root partition.
> I manually chose to install LILO on /dev/cciss/c0d0 and it worked fine.

Could you please try with the current daily builds? I think they will
fix most of the problems you encountered, including the one above.


> After running for a bit, I realised that the base install kernel doesn't
> include SMP!  I don't remember seeing an option to use it.

Yes, it's not on the CD to save space, so you get an i386 kernel.

see shy jo

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