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Re: [SOLVED MORE]Grub does not recognize lvm physical volume by uuid after restart



On Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:05:39 -0300
André Nunes Batista <andrenbatista@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2014-03-25 at 14:15 -0300, André Nunes Batista wrote:
> > On Mon, 2014-03-24 at 12:36 +0000, Darac Marjal wrote:
> > > On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 12:17:17PM +0000, Joe wrote:
> > > > On Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:17:53 +0000
> > > > Darac Marjal <mailinglist@darac.org.uk> wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > >
> > > > > 
> > > > > Now, I'm not certain about this, but I suspect that either the
> > > > > initramfs hasn't recognised that I'm using LVM, or it just
> > > > > isn't starting the LVM on its own. 
> > > > > 
> > > > > I haven't actually investigated this, but it might be related
> > > > > to bug #616689.
> > > > 
> > > > Except... both the OP's initramfs and mine do recognise the swap
> > > > partition within LVM, but not any others.
> > > > 
> > > > And my system is (apparently) OK after downgrading grub from
> > > > the latest version.
> > > 
> > > Ah. Sorry for the noise, then.
> > > 
> > 
> > Your answer proved not be noise at all. I tried to follow Joe's
> > steps and downgraded grub2-common, grub-common, grub-pc and
> > grub-pc-bin all to jessie (2.00-22), ran update-grub2 and then
> > grub-install /dev/sda and lost my grub.cfg.
> > 
> > I've restored it using supergrubdisk, which, when booting, gave me
> > access to that previous initramfs shell. Then I ran vgchange -ay
> > ^D, ^D and was able to boot the system.
> > 
> > One thing caught my eye through the process: grub says it's
> > generating configs for i386 only, but this machine uses amd64
> > kernel. As soon as I get the chance I'll read #616689 and try to
> > investigate it further on this machine. Currently it only boots
> > through this forced activation method you taught me.
> > 
> 
> I'm marking this thread as solved as I finally got to restore the
> system boot process. To anyone who may care, after booting the OS as
> described above, I once again reconfigured grub packages, keeping it
> downgraded to 2.00-22, as suggested by Joe. After that I could
> update-grub2 and got no complaints when installing to /dev/sda.
> 

Grub2 2.02~beta2-8 packages now available in sid, booting OK for me.

-- 
Joe


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