Bug 1295071 - root on btrfs raid1 does not boot
root on btrfs raid1 does not boot
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-01-01 13:43 EST by Chris Murphy
Modified: 2017-08-08 08:36 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-08-08 08:36:50 EDT
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program.log (85.76 KB, text/plain)
2016-01-01 13:44 EST, Chris Murphy
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storage.log (232.95 KB, text/plain)
2016-01-01 13:44 EST, Chris Murphy
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Description Chris Murphy 2016-01-01 13:43:43 EST
Description of problem:

Following an Anaconda Btrfs raid1 for root installation, the resulting installation fails to boot; GRUB menu doesn't appear.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Uncertain, probably often based on why it fails to boot.scp 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. 2x disk, custom installation using Btrfs partition scheme, set to use raid1
2. reboot

Actual results:

Doesn't boot, fails in BIOS before GRUB is loaded.

Expected results:

Should boot.

Additional info:

program.log reveals the bootloader was only installed on /dev/vda rather than both /dev/vda and /dev/vdb, which is what's done for mdadm raid1 installs. So we're at the mercy of the BIOS enumeration that install time /dev/vda will be used first by the BIOS at reboot.
Comment 1 Chris Murphy 2016-01-01 13:44 EST
Created attachment 1110917 [details]
Comment 2 Chris Murphy 2016-01-01 13:44 EST
Created attachment 1110918 [details]
Comment 3 Jan Kurik 2016-02-24 09:12:04 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.

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