bugGNU GRUB - Bugs: bug #47742, "error: external pointer...


You are not allowed to post comments on this tracker with your current authentication level.

bug #47742: "error: external pointer tables not supported" with zfs /boot

Submitter:  Carter Charbonneau <zcarterc>
Submitted:  Wed 20 Apr 2016 05:36:31 PM UTC
Category:  Filesystem Severity:  Major
Priority:  6 Item Group:  Software Error
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name:  Carter Charbonneau
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  2.02~beta1
Release:  Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  2.02

Wed 20 Apr 2016 05:36:31 PM UTC, original submission:  

Booting fails with "error: external pointer tables not supported". `ls <dir that contains linux and initrd>` from the grub command line also fails with the same error. This directory is big and has lots of hardlinks in it.

Carter Charbonneau <zcarterc>


(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

No files currently attached


Depends on the following items: None found

Items that depend on this one: None found


Carbon-Copy List
  • -email is unavailable- added by phcoder (Updated the item)
  • -email is unavailable- added by zcarterc (Submitted the item)
  • -email is unavailable- added by zcarterc

    There are 0 votes so far. Votes easily highlight which items people would like to see resolved in priority, independently of the priority of the item set by tracker managers.


    Follow 3 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2016-10-11 phcoder Priority5 - Normal 6
        Planned ReleaseNone 2.02
    2016-04-20 zcarterc Carbon-Copy- Added -email is unavailable-

    Back to the top

    Powered by Savane 3.12.
    Corresponding source code