Bug#389881: RC-ness of this bug
On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 12:28:09PM -0500, Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Robert Millan [ackstorm] wrote:
> > I urge you to reconsider severity of this problem. There's another situation
> > that makes it much worse:
> > - User boots off USB stick
> > - sda is USB, sdb is SCSI or SATA
> > - GRUB install on (hd0) (i.e. sda) fails.
> > - Manual repairing is not possible, because if you boot a rescue system
> > off USB stick, root disk will still be sdb.
> Is this theoretical with SATA, or have you reproduced it?
> The usb sticks include sata-modules as well as usb-modules, so AFAICS,
> hardware detection should happen in the same order when booting from the
> usb stick as booting from eg, netboot.
> And I don't understand your report about problems with SCSI either,
> since the USB stick also includes all SCSI modules.
It sound pretty simple, in netboot case, there is no usb stick to take