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[Bug 581515] New: Bootloader complains about unsupported combination of hardware platform x86_64 and bootloader grub but installs fine
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  • Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 22:33:35 +0000
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http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=581515#c0


Summary: Bootloader complains about unsupported combination of
hardware platform x86_64 and bootloader grub but
installs fine
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.3
Version: Milestone 2
Platform: x86-64
OS/Version: openSUSE 11.3
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Bootloader
AssignedTo: jsrain@xxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: badshah400@xxxxxxxxx
QAContact: jsrain@xxxxxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---


User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-GB; rv:1.9.1.7)
Gecko/20091222 SUSE/3.5.7-1.1.1 Firefox/3.5.7

Trying to install from GNOME-LiveCD x86-64 Build 0447.
In the final screen on the live-installer all the installation configuration to
be used is shown. Here under the bootloader section this warning appears in
red:

"Unsupported combination of hardware platform x86_64 and bootloader grub"

However it can be ignored and bootloader installs fine despite this warning.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot up GNOME-LiveCD x86-64 Build 0447
2.Start Live-installer
3.Proceed through installation configuration until you arrive at the screen
where all the configuration prior to installation is shown, and look at the
bootloader section
Actual Results:
Warning shown in red in the bootloader configuration, and a correct
configuration proposed.

Expected Results:
Installed fine, bootloader also installed correctly

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