Debian Bug report logs - #586059
Grub2 failed to install for GPT when using RAID1 and RAID6 for /boot

Package: grub-installer; Maintainer for grub-installer is Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>; Source for grub-installer is src:grub-installer.

Reported by: dan reportbug <dan.reportbug@gmail.com>

Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 03:33:02 UTC

Severity: important

Tags: d-i, squeeze

Merged with 507399, 548156, 597799, 600524

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Debian Install Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>:
Bug#586059; Package installation-reports. (Wed, 16 Jun 2010 03:33:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Debian Install Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>. (Wed, 16 Jun 2010 03:33:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: dan reportbug <dan.reportbug@gmail.com>
To: submit@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Grub2 failed to install for GPT when using RAID1 and RAID6 for /boot
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 11:30:17 +0800
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Package: installation-reports

Boot method: DVD
Image version: Debian Installer Alpha 1 Release
Date: 11-June-2010

Machine: IBM x3200 M2
Processor:Quard Core
Memory:5G
Hardisks: 4x2TB
FileSystem: ext4
Partitions:
4x100MB RAID 1,6 <-- /boot
4x2TB RAID 6 <-- LVM2

Output of lspci -knn (or lspci -nn):

Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

Initial boot:           [O]
Detect network card:    [O]
Configure network:      [O]
Detect CD:              [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives:     [O]
Partition hard drives:  [O]
Install base system:    [O]
Clock/timezone setup:   [O]
User/password setup:    [O]
Install tasks:          [O]
Install boot loader:    [E]
Overall install:        [ ]

Comments/Problems:

Failed in Grub2 installation.The latest harddisks are using GPT
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GUID_Partition_Table ... may be need to
automatic detect and suggest what is the best way to partition for
GPT.
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Bug reassigned from package 'installation-reports' to 'grub-installer'. Request was from Miguel Figueiredo <elmig@debianpt.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Fri, 07 Jan 2011 22:54:10 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Forcibly Merged 507399 548156 586059 597799 600524. Request was from Miguel Figueiredo <elmig@debianpt.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Wed, 26 Jan 2011 23:33:07 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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