Problem with bios A02 for PE2800 and grub

Marc Cousin mcousin at sigma.fr
Wed Mar 9 09:33:00 CST 2005


Thanks a lot, it is the problem ...
So It seems to bite, for grub reinstallation at least, on RHES3 :)

On Wednesday 09 March 2005 14:39, you wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 02:24:27PM +0100, Marc Cousin wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > We received a bunch of PE2800 equipped with the new A02 bios.
> > Since then, typing grub-install makes grub segfault. Of course, leaving
> > the system not bootable ...
> >
> > When downgrading the bios to A01, the problem totally disappears...
> >
> > This is a very important problem to me, as we're using a mondo cd to
> > install our servers, with a grub-install as one of the steps, and it
> > means we cannot install a server with A02 bios.
> >
> > Is somebody aware of this problem ?
>
> Sounds like NX is biting you.  We haven't seen this on RHEL[34] or
> SLES9 though.
>
> http://www.x86-64.org/lists/discuss/msg06305.html
>
> says use noexec=off (and from the description, noexec32=off should be
> necessary too) kernel command line parameters.

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