Bug#540125: grub-pc: upgrade renders system unbootable
rmh at aybabtu.com
Tue Aug 25 23:59:27 UTC 2009
On Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 10:24:57AM +1000, Jayen wrote:
> Package: grub-pc
> Version: 1.96+20090725-1
> Severity: critical
> Justification: breaks the whole system
> I know On i386-pc (and amd64), the grub package never updates the installed
> version of GRUB automatically. However, this has rendered the system
> unbootable for me twice now. I know I'm running something unstable, but users
> should NOT be expected to know how to fix an unbootable system. There should
> at least be a debconf question of whether to run grub-install.
> The error I'm getting is "Unknown command: initrd" similar to #513592 and
> #497791 (and probably others).
What happens if you comment out the "search" commands? (all of them)
And if you add "insmod linux" at the beginning of grub.cfg?
The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."
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