Re: grub in mbr needs bootable flag

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2009/9/17 Herbert Gasiorowski <[email protected]>:
> Im using a kickstart installation with my own partitioning.
> I had no problems with Fedora 10 but now on f11 grub will not start without
> a bootable flag set on any partition.
> It nearly looks as if grub is installed in some partition but I am quite
> shure that the old MSDOS MBR is overwritten.
> Is there a way to check if grub is installed in the MBR?
> Or is it a bug in grub?
> (kickstart option is: "bootloader --location=mbr")

If it's in the MBR, when you do this:

dd if=/dev/sda count=1 bs=512 2>/dev/null | strings | grep GRUB

It should say "GRUB" - if it doesn't, it's not there.


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