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Bug#389881: RC-ness of this bug

On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 12:28:09PM -0500, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.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


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