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Bug#1000239: Rescue system won't find root partition, but insists on /usr

Control: severity -1 normal

On Fri, Dec 03, 2021 at 04:08:24PM -0500, Nicholas D Steeves wrote:
> Steps I used to try to reproduce:
> 1. Downloaded debian-testing-amd64-netinst.iso	2021-12-03 16:21 408M
> 2. Installed to EFI-enabled qemu eg:
>    kvm -bios /usr/share/ovmf/bios.bin -m 2G \
>    -hda debian-separate-usr-sda.raw \
>    -cdrom debian-testing-amd64-netinst.iso
> 3. Guided partitioning with separate /home, then changed the mount point
>    to /usr.  Partition layout is:
>                                   sda1: ESP  fat32
>                                   sda2: /    ext4
>                                   sda3: swap swap
>                                   sda4: /usr ext4

/usr as separate partition is not provided as option.  So, why do you
select it?  Sorry, but pointing the gun at your foot and firing is not
the smartest idea.


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