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Bug#1035096: GRUB not installed or installed to the wrong device

Hi Peter,

Peter Ehlert <pb21a@sdi-baja.com> (2023-05-27):
> On 5/27/23 05:51, Pascal Hambourg wrote:
> > Unfortunately I guess it is too late for inclusion in Bookworm's
> > initial release. Maybe in the next point release.
> > 
> that is unfortunate.
> pardon me for being so slow to test and respond

For the record, even if you had responded earlier, this wouldn't have
changed our decision to stop touching grub-installer at this stage
(Steve with his GRUB maintainer hat, and myself with my release manager

> > Meanwhile, the workaround is to enter the boot device manually.
> > 
> I suppose this use case is rather rare, but I really hate it when
> people Try to install Debian and then move on to some other distro
> when they have and apparent brick wall.

I can assure you the same goes for me.

Unfortunately, the closer we get to a release, the lesser we should be
touching things, esp. if that means risking anything for all the other
use cases that are already OK.

Thanks for testing Pascal's patches. Let's see if we can get that
included early in the Trixie release cycle, before possibly thinking
about some backports via a point release.

Cyril Brulebois (kibi@debian.org)            <https://debamax.com/>
D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant

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