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Old 05-17-2008, 08:24 AM   #1
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Fedora Installer Crashes after selecting where to install GRUB

I am trying to install F9 i386 DVD, but it won't let me because after I select where I want to install the boot loader (I want it on SHA2 instead of the MBR of SHA) it just crashes and Bug Buddy comes up.

I have checked the disc and it passes checking and also after running Memtest everythings ok there so is this just a problem with anaconda, or just the DVD version?


Edit: It seems that using the text-based installer is working so is this just a graphical installer problem?

Last edited by simonpcook; 05-17-2008 at 08:47 AM. Reason: Added more details on situation
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I had a problem trying to install a different distribution to a Firewire device. I had to select "do not install bootloader" to get it to install. Then, I had to figure out the bootloader part of it. You might try this way to see if it will work for you. The GRUB manual explains how to install a bootloader:
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Reading the Grub link newtovanilla gave would be a good idea. What other system do you have on your computer to boot from if you want to install Grub to sda2 (I assume "SHA2" is a typo?). You will need some bootloader in your mbr before you can boot grub from a partition but you did not give any information indicating you did or did not have another OS installed??


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