[Git-commits] [grml/live-boot-grml] 3d4616: Add patch to properly boot from mdadm via findiso ...

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Tue Oct 15 16:58:23 CEST 2013

  Branch: refs/heads/master
  Home:   https://github.com/grml/live-boot-grml
  Commit: 3d46167c4f419479f09a4c8bc1025e6f2248b2d5
  Author: Michael Prokop <mika at grml.org>
  Date:   2013-10-15 (Tue, 15 Oct 2013)

  Changed paths:
    A debian/patches/44_fix_mdadm_usage_for_findiso.patch
    M debian/patches/series

  Log Message:
  Add patch to properly boot from mdadm via findiso boot option [Closes: issue1270]

For example grml-rescueboot uses findiso for booting the ISO.
When booting from a software RAID using mdadm then
/scripts/local-top/mdadm being used inside
/scripts/boot/9990-misc-helpers.sh leaks its output to the
environment, causing invalid data used inside the
mount_images_in_directory function. Because the invalid data
results in a failing mount_images_in_directory execution we end
up with failed boot and error message:

  "No supported filesystem images found at ...."

So instead redirect output of /scripts/local-top/mdadm to
/boot.log. Also make sure to check for existence of
/conf/conf.d/md before accessing it (the file doesn't always

While at it also make sure the same logic is used for

Thanks: thinkgear <thinkgear at thinkgear.net> for reporting and providing a test VM

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