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Bug#417915: installation-reports: Install on HP DL380 G5 fails with LILO, succeeds with GRUB

reassign 417915 lilo

On Thursday 05 April 2007 17:33, Durk Strooisma wrote:
> I did an expert install of etch rc2 on an HP DL380 G5. Selected LILO as
> bootloader, but it fails when installing.

> Running liloconfig on the installed system gives me:
> >
> > Your /etc/fstab configuration file gives device /dev/cciss/c0d0p1 as
> > the root filesystem device. This doesn't look to me like an
> > "ordinary" block device. Either your fstab is broken and you should
> > fix it, or you are using hardware (such as a RAID array) which this
> > simple configuration program does not handle.
> >
> > You should either repair the situation or hand-roll your own
> > /etc/lilo.conf configuration file; you can then run
> > /usr/sbin/liloconfig again to retry the configuration process.
> > Documentation for LILO can be found in /usr/share/doc/lilo/.
> Of course, in this case /dev/cciss/c0d0p1 IS an ordinary block device.
> This might be related to the issue of installing LILO during the Debian
> install process.

That seems very likely. Reassigning this issue to lilo.


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