[OpenIndiana-discuss] OI GRUB and Linux LVM (dualboot) support

Jonathan Adams t12nslookup at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 16:04:09 UTC 2012

On 4 September 2012 16:17, Jim Klimov <jimklimov at cos.ru> wrote:
> Hello all,
>   I'm trying to set up dual-boot with OI 151a5 and a Linux
> (Fedora 17) on my laptop, and I'm not sure if the two OSes'
> bootloaders very much compatible. In particular, chainloading
> from OI GRUB1 into Linux GRUB2 partition yields an error about
> something "not executable". I can't yet tell if the linux part
> was mis-installed or if GRUB1 can somehow refuse to use the
> partition with installed GRUB2, or in particular if it barfs
> at the LVM table (instead of a partition being an FS), or at
> the ext4....

My system has the Linux Grub2 bootloader chainloading into the Illumos
Grub as the default option.


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