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Bug#601439: warn when /boot will be inaccessible to boot loader



Package: debian-installer
Version: 20101025
Severity: wishlist

grub2 can do a lot already, i.e. boot off LVM on RAID6 and other fun
stuff, but there are certain things it cannot do (yet):

  - boot off a partitioned md device (e.g. boot is /dev/md0p1)
  - boot when /boot is somehow encrypted

lilo can't boot off LVM or RAID, but if /boot is RAID1, it can
access the underlying devices directly (read-only).

It would be really nice if d-i included a check for this stuff…

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.36-rc6-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash


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