fai 3.3: grub failure
Adrian von Bidder
avbidder at fortytwo.ch
Mon Nov 16 14:08:33 CET 2009
Just trying a squeeze fai setup based on fai 3.3's "simple" example.
installing grub fails; from fai log:
===== shell: GRUB/10-setup =====
fcopy: copied /var/lib/fai/config/files/boot/grub/menu.lst/GRUB to /target/boot/grub/menu.lst
grub-setup: warn: This msdos-style partition label has no post-MBR gap; embedding won't be possible!
grub-setup: warn: Embedding is not possible. GRUB can only be installed in this setup by using blocklists.
However, blocklists are UNRELIABLE and its use is discouraged.
grub-setup: error: Cannot read `/grub/core.img' correctly
Generating grub.cfg ...
Found Debian background: moreblue-orbit-grub.png
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.30-2-686
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.30-2-686
Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin
Grub installed on /dev/hda on (hd0,1)
ERROR: postinst returned code 1
GRUB/10-setup FAILED with exit code 1.
but ssh'ing in and calling grub-install /dev/hda manually works fine.
grub is 0.97-59
Known? Being addressed?
Additionally: Note the warning about grub not being embedded. I don't
really like it but it's not tragic either.
featured product: Debian GNU/Linux - http://debian.org
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