View Full Version : FC6 Grub problems with SATA disk

26th October 2006, 10:07 AM
Hi All,

I'm trying to install FC6 on my Fujitsu PC with 2 SATA disks of each 200Mb

On the first disk WINXP is installed, so I want to install FC6 to the second disk

Installation runs fine, no problems there.
(winxp on /dev/sda1, FC6 on /dev/sdb1, GRUB on MBR /dev/sda)

When rebooting the first time, it was like grub was not installed en just booted up winxp as usual.
tried to reinstall grub / complete FC6, still same result => no grub

When changing the boot order in the bios (so it first tries to boot from the second disk) I get the word GRUB and that's it.

I also tried to change the order in the grub installation option, but same result :(

Please help, as I waited for FC6 to at last get rid of the last windowze box in the house.


26th October 2006, 10:54 AM
See if this idea applies, seems to make good sense.

26th October 2006, 11:00 AM
Great, it's similar what I had in mind trying this evening...

I'll update with the result.