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Re: Issues with device detection in an EFI/GPT scenario

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Issues with device detection in an EFI/GPT scenario
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 21:49:29 +0300
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05.02.2016 02:03, Andreas Loew пишет:
> Hello Andrei,
> Am 03.02.2016 um 20:07 schrieb Andrei Borzenkov:
>> OK, that helps, thanks. Could you test attached patch?
> SUCCESS! :-)
> I can confirm that this patch indeed fixes the issue for me! All error
> messages on boot are gone, regardless of whether the PATA, the SATA or
> even both optical drives are empty/do not contain media. Well done!

Sorry for delay. Finally pushed upstream.

> I myself now have a custom-built, patched RHEL7 "grub2-efi" RPM that
> fixes the issue. Given the fact that I don't own a RHEL license - is
> there any way that you as the Gurb team can ping distro maintainers
> (such as RHEL, but others as well) and tell them that there is a Grub
> patch that might indeed be worthwhile including in their next package
> updates? 

No, sorry. You will need to open bug report for respective distribution.
You can point then to upstream commit

commit b00e4c2bd9fd051678a8aadafa95ad14b3c866ba
Author: Andrei Borzenkov <address@hidden>
Date:   Fri Feb 26 21:44:37 2016 +0300

    efidisk: prevent errors from diskfilter scan of removable drives

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