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Bug#699456: cdimage.debian.org: grub fails to install if HD is not /dev/sda

reassign 699456 grub-installer


This looks very like some existing bugs in the grub-installer package,
so re-assigning it there.

Thanks for reporting!

On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 04:31:24PM +0100, salina_dream_man wrote:
>Package: cdimage.debian.org
>Severity: normal
>Tags: d-i
>Dear Maintainer,
>During installation from usb stick (usb stick -> /dev/sda and hd -> /dev/sdb) the installer stuck when installing grub.
>I believe the issue is related to the fact that the installer tries to install grub always in the MBR od /dev/sda. a selection menu in the same style of lilo may help to solve the issue
>-- System Information:
>Debian Release: 7.0
>  APT prefers testing
>  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
>Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
>Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
>Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
>Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

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