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Re: Volume ID with mkfs.msdos

Hello Juergen Fiedler,

On 16/02/2021 08:13, Juergen Fiedler wrote:
> I am using a fairly up to date sid (live-build 1:20210122) to build a
> sid ISO - and it's not working right now.
> This is caused by two invocations of mkfs.msdos that use the current
> epoch as the volume-id...
> The volume-id is supposed to be a 32bit hex number (in hex notation),
> and the epoch is significantly larger than 8 digits. Older versions of
> mkfs.msdos tolerated that - but the latest does not.
> Does the volume-id parameter in efi-image and binary_grub-efi serve an
> important purpose? If not, could it please be dropped?

The volume-id itself has no special importance. I've added volume-id
parameter, because without it, the volume-id would have been chosen
randomly, which makes the live image non-reproducible. I'll look into
this to create a patch.

With kind regards,
Roland Clobus

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