b3nton at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 03:39:48 PDT 2011
On Sat, 11 Jun 2011 21:25:33 -0500
Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have finally found time to try to put GRUB-1.99 in the book. Building
> the package is not an issue, but creating a backup is:
> /usr/bin/grub-mkrescue: line 310: xorriso: command not found
> The package is at http://scdbackup.sourceforge.net/xorriso_eng.html#download
> Do we add yet another package to LFS or skip the section on backups in
> Section 8.4?
I like xorriso, it works well for me, but I don't think it should be
added to LFS. Putting it in BLFS and discussing the grub issue there
would be a better option.
> There are other problems with grub. grub-probe is not working properly
> and that causes the configuration to fail. I'm inquiring upstream about
grub-probe is working fine here. grub-1.99 gives a more reliable
device.map like this:
If I take a disk out, /dev/sda may change, but labeling the disks by-id
is more reliable. Does it depend on the version of udev running? What
version of udev are you using on the system you're testing?
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