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Bug#854082: grub-installer: grub-xen fails to install on i386 or amd64 PV guest


Sergio Gelato <Sergio.Gelato@astro.su.se> (2017-02-04):
> * Cyril Brulebois [2017-02-04 00:27:17 +0100]:
> > If you're so inclined, here's an image with grub-installer 1.137,
> > including the change you've suggested:
> For the record: although I haven't used the image as-is, I have
> (a) proofread the diff between 1.136 and 1.137, and
> (b) successfully tested the same change in the following manner:
>     -- on encountering the error in "Install the GRUB boot loader on a hard
>        disk", skipped to "Execute a shell";
>     -- ran "nano /usr/bin/grub-install" and applied the fix;
>     -- exited the shell and reran "Install the GRUB boot loader on a hard disk".
> For an amd64 guest this results in a bootable system. For an i386 one I run
> into #799840, but as far as the present bug is concerned this counts as a
> success.

Perfect, thanks the test and thanks again for the initial report. I'm
uploading an updated package to unstable right now.


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