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[Bug 822770] Install of grub2-efi failed

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=822770

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=822770#c3


--- Comment #3 from Neil Rickert <nrickert@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 2013-06-02 06:26:48
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comment 1: "initrd is rebuilt multiple times"

The first error popup that I saw was during the grub2-efi install near the end
of installation. There was also a question as to whether to retry. I did not
retry. I had guessed (wrongly) that this was the same problem as Bug 820542
and retry wouldn't work. Fortunately, the install proceeded after the failed
boot install, and I merely had to work out an alternative way to boot the
system.

IMO, "mkinitrd" should never try to reinstall grub. Whether to reinstall
should be a separate decision. An unnecessary reinstall of grub can cause
problems, which a simple "grub2-mkconfig" does not cause.

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