stretch and grub on LVM

Thomas Lange lange at
Mon Jul 24 14:54:49 CEST 2017

>>>>> On Tue, 6 Jun 2017 20:18:31 +0200, Markus Wigge <markus at> said:

    > Unfortunately something different happens as well for "grub-install".
    > Only fixing the grub.conf does not result in a bootable system. I also
    > have to run "grub-install /dev/sda" again for the system disk.
Sure, you need a grub inside the mbr of the disk that will be booted
by the BIOS.

For example we have a loop that iterates over all devices of a software raid
in GRUB_PC/10-setup.

    > All in all the automagic FAI installation works when I comment out the
    > "grub-mkdevicemap" line in GRUB_PC/10-setup.
    > Then I get a working grub.conf and the "grub-install" works a well.
Strange. Is there anybode else, how does not need the grub-mkdevicemap call?
Can we remove this?
regards Thomas

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