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FS#65873 - [grub] 2.04 fails to embed core.img in partitionless btrfs drive

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Robin Broda (coderobe) - Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 23:18 GMT
Last edited by freswa (frederik) - Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 00:29 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture x86_64
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:
grub 2.04 fails to embed core.img in a partitionless btrfs setup.
grub-install fails with `Your core.img is unusually large. It won't fit in the embedding area.`

grub 2.02 does not exhibit this behavior and embeds core.img just fine

Steps to reproduce:
- Set up partitionless drive formatted as btrfs
- `grub-install /dev/sdX`
This task depends upon

Closed by  freswa (frederik)
Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 00:29 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:  FS#63656

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