10-setup in GRUB_PC does not work for software raid 4.0~beta2+experimental41

David Dreezer dave at socialstrata.com
Fri Dec 3 23:33:18 CET 2010

Sure, I'll try to give it a run over the weekend.

David Dreezer
Customer Advocate, Social Strata, Inc.

On Dec 3, 2010, at 2:27 PM, Michael Tautschnig wrote:

> Hi David,
>> The 10-setup in GRUB_PC as provided with 4.0~beta2+experimental41 does not seem to work for software raid. I managed to make it work after a fashion, but not elegantly so, as you'll see.
> [...]
> Thanks a lot for providing a very detailed analysis and description of your
> bugfix. Could you please give 4.0~beta2+experimental43 another try? That is,
> you'd need to take the modified 10-setup script from the new experimental build
> and please make sure you upgrade your NFSROOT such that the setup-storage
> version from experimental43 is used.
> As far as I understand the problem was that setup-storage tried to be clever and
> resolve something like md0 to the underlying disk devices. As grub nowadays
> properly deals with SW RAID, this isn't applicable anymore.
> Could you please give this new version another try and report back further
> problems or (hopefully!) success?
> Thanks a lot,
> Michael

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