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dist-upgrade broke GRUB... I think?

Discussion in 'General Server' started by jediwombat, Dec 11, 2018.

  1. jediwombat

    jediwombat New Member

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    Hey Wizard,

    Thanks for the link, and apologies for the delayed reply. Life gets busy sometimes, eh? Anyway, I attempted to install grub onto the RAID, as that last link seems to suggest, but no dice, unfortunately. I've attached my commands run and their output, for reference, and the output of the boot-repair tool's "Boot info" option.

    Hopefully something there gives you a clue. I'm close to whacking a standalone drive in to install a new OS onto, and boot off, and then just mounting the RAID off my existing drives in that new OS.

    Thanks for all your help so far, mate.

    Cheers,
    Benjamin.


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    I'll say :) haven't forgotten you mate, found a couple of links and I'll be back with more tomorrow.

    Chris
     
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    Benjamin

    Search parameters I used were

    grub-install: warning: Couldn't find physical volume `(null)'. Some modules may be missing from core image..

    To my untrained eye, this one looked promising

    https://www.claudiokuenzler.com/blog/688/grub-grub2-install-warning-couldnt-find-physical-volume

    You bootinfo xxx.txt is good but beyond my ability to track through. I'll ping a couple of people again.

    @JasKinasis , @Lazydog , @mal-2 - folks, OP has RAID on GPT disks with an MBR / - can you assist?

    I can only guess :(

    If you go offsite and get an answer, can you bring it back so we can add it to our Wiki?

    Sorry can't help more.

    Chris
     
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    What does your grub.cfg file look like? What type of RAID are you running? I would not mix GTP and MBR in fact I don't think you can.
     
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    GPT.

    Thanks for coming on board, Robert, I have been struggling with this :)

    Wiz
     
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    I try to help where I can when I can. This is how we learn. ;)
     
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    Hi all :)

    My highlighting.

    Benjamin, can you clarify for Robert and others (hopefully) - had you had the system running successfully for a period of time prior to the attempt to update/upgrade?

    Cheers

    Wiz
     

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