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bug #52121: Grub2 fails to load image stored in btrfs preallocated extent

Submitted by:  Roland Wirth <rwirth>
Submitted on:  Tue 26 Sep 2017 05:58:13 PM UTC  
Category: BootingSeverity: Major
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: None
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Name: 
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 
Release: 2.02Reproducibility: Every Time
Planned Release: None

Tue 26 Sep 2017 05:58:13 PM UTC, original submission:

After rsyncing my /boot to a new drive using the --preallocate option GRUB 2.02 refuses to boot the Linux kernel bzImage with 'unsupported extent type 0x2'. The problem vanishes when copying the image to a different file. Type 0x2 marks a preallocated extent.

Roland Wirth <rwirth>


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