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Bug#933523: Possible solution

Hi Sebastian!

On 7/21/21 2:55 PM, Sebastian Neuser wrote:
> On Wed, 2021-07-21 at 12:51 +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
>> Are you seeing any log messages indicating that mountvirtfs() failed
>> during the installation of the grub-installer udeb?
> So *that*'s what the postinst file is for! ;-)

Yes. It gets executed when the udeb is installed inside the running d-i

> No, I see no messages indicating any errors. I just double-checked by
> monitoring `tail -f /var/log/syslog | grep efivars` during installation.
> I did see a debug message I added right before the call to mountvirtfs
> but no error message.
> Also, if I understand correctly, in case of an error the script would
> `exit 1` and the installation process would stop.

That's probably because of the "|| true" that Steve added to the mount call
which means that this line will always succeed even when the mount attempt
actually failed.


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