Bug#789241: debian-installer: fails to install grub on second disk - AMD64 & i686
Version: Jessie 8.1.0 installer
*** Please consider answering these questions, where appropriate ***
* What led up to the situation?
Installing Debian 8.1.0 AMD64 on second hard drive and putting grub on that drive
* What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
To fix required boot to rescue mode, get shell, install grub
* What was the outcome of this action?
* What outcome did you expect instead?
The system information below relates to the same hardware, but to an earlier
(Wheezy) installation on the first disk - this is the running installation as
I have not migrated to Jessie yet.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.8
APT prefers oldstable-updates
APT policy: (500, 'oldstable-updates'), (500, 'oldstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-686-pae (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_NZ.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_NZ.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash