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

On Sat, Dec 04, 2021 at 10:42:29PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>On Sat, Dec 04, 2021 at 11:37:28PM +0100, Pascal Hambourg wrote:
>>Le 03/12/2021 à 22:08, Nicholas D Steeves a écrit :
>>>     c) parse /target/etc/fstab, and attempt to mount other partitions
>>The rescue system already offers to do it for separate /boot and /boot/efi,
>>so why couldn't it do for separate /usr too ?
>That's exactly what I'm about to do.

In fact, it needed more work than that - the code chrooted into
/target and ran mount there. That didn't work for a separate /usr. But
I've refactored the code and made things work more cleanly inside d-i.

I'm pondering backporting the same fix for future bullseye and buster
point releases.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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