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bug #42610: grub-install fails on DDF fake raid

Submitted by:  Michael Chang <mchang>
Submitted on:  Wed 25 Jun 2014 07:16:56 AM UTC  
 
Category: InstallationSeverity: Major
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: None
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Name: 
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 
Release: 2.02~beta1Reproducibility: Every Time
Planned Release: None

Wed 25 Jun 2014 07:32:04 AM UTC, comment #1:

I found the patch for treating mdadm's IMSM as simple device is also feasible for DDF format.

http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/grub.git/commit/?id=ec31677170563c10994e297e96967988a6362dd0

The patch I was using for testing is attached. The installation and booting went successfully.

Dear developers, it would be great to know your opinions about this.

Thanks.

(file #31616)

Michael Chang <mchang>
Wed 25 Jun 2014 07:16:56 AM UTC, original submission:

When trying to install grub on disks with DDF firmware RAID managed by mdadm, the installation fails with error message.

> grub-install --target=i386-pc /dev/md126

Installing for i386-pc platform.
/usr/sbin/grub2-install: error: disk
`mduuid/616d632f0757e222039a73788ad21157' not found.

Here is mdadm information

> /sbin/mdadm --detail '/dev/md126' --export"

MD_LEVEL=raid
MD_DEVICES=1
MD_CONTAINER=/dev/md/ddf0
MD_MEMBER=0
MD_UUID=616d632f:0757e222:039a7378:8ad21157
MD_DEVICE_sda_ROLE=0
MD_DEVICE_sda_DEV=/dev/sda

Michael Chang <mchang>

 

Attached Files
file #31616:  mdadm-ddf.patch added by mchang (2kB - text/x-patch - mdadm-ddf.patch)

 

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