Bug 744390 - Add support for GRUB2
Add support for GRUB2
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: appliance-tools (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Marek Goldmann
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 746394 746730
Blocks: 734351 744388
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Reported: 2011-10-08 04:35 EDT by Marek Goldmann
Modified: 2011-11-27 16:55 EST (History)
8 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: appliance-tools-006.1-1.fc16
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Last Closed: 2011-11-27 16:55:54 EST
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Description Marek Goldmann 2011-10-08 04:35:59 EDT
Description of problem:

Only Grub Legacy is supported at this time. Fedora 16+ is using Grub2.

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Comment 1 Marek Goldmann 2011-10-13 03:01:53 EDT
Hi Alan,

I am currently investigating this and I may provide a patch for it soon. This will most probably require patching also grub2 package, because current version doesn't want play nice with devmapper (I have a patch for this too).
Comment 2 Alan Pevec 2011-10-13 03:11:10 EDT
The most excellent, Marek!
If you have any test builds, please send it to me, I'll test it in bug 734351.
Comment 3 Joey Boggs 2011-10-13 11:33:38 EDT
same here for trying any test builds or any progress, we need this working for ovirt-node installations as they rely on /dev/mapper devices
Comment 4 Marek Goldmann 2011-10-15 07:05:14 EDT
I've posted on the mailing list my initial work on this issue, please add there comments if you have: https://www.redhat.com/archives/thincrust-devel/2011-October/msg00004.html

Every input is greatly appreciated!
Comment 5 Marek Goldmann 2011-11-08 12:17:18 EST
I've commited fix to upstream repo and built temporary RPMs, please take test them at your leisure:

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2011-11-11 09:22:06 EST
appliance-tools-006-1.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2011-11-11 22:27:34 EST
Package appliance-tools-006-1.fc16:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 16 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing appliance-tools-006-1.fc16'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2011-11-18 15:59:54 EST
appliance-tools-006.1-1.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2011-11-27 16:55:54 EST
appliance-tools-006.1-1.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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