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FS#46732 - [grub] "error: diskfilter writes are not supported" using LVM and GRUB_SAVEDEFAULTS

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Wilhelm Schuster (wlhlm) - Thursday, 15 October 2015, 10:13 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Thursday, 15 October 2015, 13:55 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Assigned
Assigned To Ronald van Haren (pressh)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 2
Private No


/boot is part of my root partition which is contained within an LVM volume. When I enable GRUB_SAVEDEFAULT="true" in /etc/default/grub, I get "error: diskfilter writes are not supported" upon selecting any boot entry.

This seems to be a known issue, at least a fix/workaround was implemented for Ubuntu:

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Comment by Jakub Turski (yacoob) - Sunday, 22 January 2017, 00:02 GMT
Still not fixed upstream, still not fixed in arch. :>