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Bug#845023: efibootmgr: Could not prepare Boot variable: No space left on device

On Sat, Nov 19, 2016 at 06:26:46PM +0300, Vladmimir Stavrinov wrote:
>Package: efibootmgr
>Version: 14-1
>Severity: critical
>Tags: upstream
>Justification: breaks the whole system
>Dear Maintainer,
>The error in subject is issued by the command:
>efibootmgr -c -L Debian -l /boot/grub/x86_64-efi/grub.efi
>and this makes system unbootable. I have found a lot of reports about
>this problem, but no solutions. This has happened a month or more ago
>while system upgrade though there was not such problem before.  And
>it is obvious it is not space problem, because nothing changed there,
>and EFI partition is used for 25% only.

Hi Vladmimir,

It's quite likely not a problem with the ESP on /boot/efi, but maybe a
problem with the variable storage space on your computer. What make
and model are you using?

I'm also curious about the command line you're using. I'd expect to
see something more like:

  efibootmgr -c -L debian -l \EFI\debian\grubx64.efi

(maybe along with some other options).

grub-install -v will show you exactly what commands grub is trying to

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"I suspect most samba developers are already technically insane... Of
 course, since many of them are Australians, you can't tell." -- Linus Torvalds

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