Bug#390958: inscrutable error message in grub-install

florian kriener debian-bugs at leflo.de
Wed Oct 4 02:42:24 CEST 2006

Package: grub
Version: 0.97-17
Severity: normal

grub-install is installed in /sbin, but if it doesn't exist in /usr/sbin it outputs:

"Your /usr is broken; please fix it before calling this wrapper!"

What is that supposed to mean?

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.17
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages grub depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.3.6.ds1-5 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libncurses5                  5.5-4       Shared libraries for terminal hand

grub recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information

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