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Re: Installation comment

On Sun, Jul 25, 2021 at 03:43:18AM +1200, Richard Hector wrote:
> Hi all,
> Sorry for the minimal detail - hopefully someone else will understand this
> much better than I do, and be able to fill in if required. Failing that, I
> might be able to do better later. Just spent many more hours on this than
> anticipated, and need sleep.
> I installed bullseye on my HP ProBook 430 G3 (attempting to encrypt
> everything including /boot, but backed out of that - I don't think it was
> relevant in the end) - using UEFI. Grub failed to install. I looked at the
> logs on VT 3, and saw stuff about No space left on device. df showed my
> devices all seemed fine.
> It turned out that my NVRAM was full of dump files. I don't know what
> they're for and why they had accumulated, but a page on the Arch wiki
> suggested deleting them, which allowed grub to install.
> Is it worth putting comments about that in the release notes?

The way to go is having a closer look, finding out what is caused it,
solving the problem.

But hey, this email started with:   Sorry for the minimal detail ...

> Thanks,
> Richard

Geert Stappers
Silence is hard to parse

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