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Bug#862369: debian-installer: Manual installation with root on lvm/raid 1 does not boot

Package: debian-installer
Version: RC3
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

After performing an installation of Stretch RC3, the installation will not

The problem is that grub is not being invoked correctly. My hardware is two
SATA drives
configured as a single RAID1 array and this array used for one lvm volume
group. Root
(which contains /boot and /usr) is one logical volume.

At the end of the installation I used the installer interface to write the MBR
to BOTH /dev/sda and /dev/sdb.

To fix the problem, I used the installer cd to go into recovery mode. In this
mode I was
able to write the MBR to /dev/sda and /dev/sdb and the installation now boots

My hardware is intel 64 bit on an ASUS mobo. The kernel is

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 9.0
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64

Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.ISO88591, LC_CTYPE=en_US.ISO88591 (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

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