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Re: grub-setup: could not embedding core.img

On Tue, 01 Dec 2009 14:19:55 +0100
Markus Neviadomski <lists@dieitexperten.de> wrote:

> Hello,
> after the apt-get upgrade yesterday my debian sid box doesnt boot,
> becaue of a broken grub2. Grub stops booting with the rescue-prompt
> and prints an error: symbol "grub_gettext" not found, similar to this
> bug: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=558312
> Booting into the rescue from a debian cd and running update-grub
> (running perfect) and grub-install /dev/sda or grub-install/dev/sdb i
> got following error:
> /usr/sbin/grub-setup: warn: Your core.img is unusually large. It won't
> fit in the embedding area.
> /usr/sbin/grub-setup: error: Embedding is not possible, but this is
> required when the root device is on a RAID array or LVM volume.
> I found a debian bug, which is a little bit corresponding to this
> message, but this should resolved:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=535316
> I have no idea...is this a new bug, an old bug or only a silly
> mistake? I purged the whole grub and reinstalled from rescue system
> and run ino the same problem.
> A short overview on my box:
> /dev/md0, contains /dev/sda1 and /dev/sdb1 (working fine in recue
> mode) /dev/vg0/lvroot  contains with all folders instead
> of  /home, /temp and swap and is located on /dev/md0
> Installed kernels:
> linux-image-2.6.30-2-amd64
> linux-image-2.6.31-1-amd64
Hi, Markus 
I have had a similar problem since mid September, Developers are
working on device-kit.  
Did you try both kernels?  2.6.30-1 works for me. You're an update
ahead of me.. 2.6.30-2-amd64 definitely doesn't work for me...
Mdadm & LVM2..



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