Bug#568765: grub-setup fails with "cannot read `/grub/core.img' correctly"

Matt Kraai kraai at ftbfs.org
Sun Feb 7 16:40:36 UTC 2010

Package: grub-pc
Version: 1.98~20100128-1


When I upgrade to this version of grub-pc, the package fails to
configure with the following output:

 Setting up grub-pc (1.98~20100128-1) ...
 /usr/sbin/grub-setup: warn: This GPT partition label has no BIOS Boot Partition; embedding won't be possible!.
 /usr/sbin/grub-setup: warn: Embedding is not possible.  GRUB can only be installed in this setup by using blocklists.  However, blocklists are UNRELIABLE and its use is discouraged..
 /usr/sbin/grub-setup: error: cannot read `/grub/core.img' correctly.
 Generating grub.cfg ...
 Found background image: moreblue-orbit-grub.png
 Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.33-rc6
 Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.33-rc6
 Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-trunk-686
 Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.32-trunk-686
 File descriptor 3 (pipe:[248827]) leaked on lvs invocation. Parent PID
 10273: /bin/sh

When I try to boot the system, it hangs after displaying


Matt                                            http://ftbfs.org/kraai

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