Re: Debian GNU/Hurd GRUB2 mbr install fails
On Tue, 2011-07-19 at 23:41 +0200, John Smith wrote:
> Im running the netinst installer of Debian Gnu/Hurd
> (debian-6.0-hurd-i386-NETINST-1.iso), and get the following message
> when the installer tries to install grub2 in the mbr :
> " executing grub-install /dev/hd2 failed "
> It appears that the installer is attempting to install GRUB on the
> boot CD/drive (/dev/hd2), instead of on the install/partitioned disk
> (/dev/sd0) ?
> I had to choose for the option: ' do not install on the mbr ', and
> manually select the right (installation) disk: /dev/sd0.
> Someone may want to look into this.
> John Smith.
Yes I think it is a bug to allow grub to be installed on the CD drive,
as well as partitioning it is. But if you select the correct options, I
think things will be OK. Agreed?