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Re: [PATCH] fix `lvm' and `raid' loading for grub-install/core.img and u

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix `lvm' and `raid' loading for grub-install/core.img and update-grub/grub.cfg problems
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 13:17:31 +0100
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Robert Millan <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 12:23:19PM +0100, Marco Gerards wrote:
>> Robert Millan <address@hidden> writes:
>> > New patch, a bit simpler (after giving it a though, I don't think the 
>> > gained
>> > speed is worth the extra complication)
>> What does this patch fix?  Too many problems in one thread...
> It fixes loading of lvm/raid modules in two situations:
>   - In core.img, by grub-install, when they're needed to access /boot.
>     This is still not enough to get it working due to another bug
>     (detection of partmap).
>   - In grub.cfg, by update-grub, when they're needed to access /usr
>     for the font file.

Oh, great.  Why can't this font be put in /boot/grub?  Using /usr can
mean we need: raid, lvm, fshelp, a fs and a partitioning scheme module
in addition to what we need to access /boot.

>> BTW, does it also work for the case both LVM and RAID are used?
> No, for that we need to handle recursion in grub-probe, which is the same
> we'll need to get partmap detection working on lvm/raid.

You are working on this?  Or is this bug documented?


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