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bug#25444: 'guix system init' on GuixSD w/ RAID target produces "guix sy
bug#25444: 'guix system init' on GuixSD w/ RAID target produces "guix system: error: failed to register"
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:19:23 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)
myglc2 <address@hidden> skribis:
> On 01/14/2017 at 14:44 Ludovic Courtès writes:
>> myglc2 <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> address@hidden ~# guix system init system/g1.00.scm /mnt/md0
>>> initializing operating system under '/mnt/md0'...
>>> In execvp of /usr/local/sbin/guix-register: No such file or directory
>> The crux of the problem is this last line. It looks like the Guix
>> installation is broken here.
>> Could you check what happened to this ‘guix-register’ command?
> Thanks. I did a fresh guix pull and looked for guix-register. I couldn't
> find it my PATH or in guix-latest. But I did find it in the globally
> installed guix package.
> Then, just to be sure things hadn't magically fixed themselves, I reproduced
> the crime ;-)
> copying '/gnu/store/1k2swlkbpf44d5fzgvrp5znafhw90xh7-grub-image.png'...
> In execvp of /usr/local/sbin/guix-register: No such file or directory
> guix system: error: failed to register
> '/gnu/store/1k2swlkbpf44d5fzgvrp5znafhw90xh7-grub-image.png' under '/mnt/md0'
The problem is that somehow Guix is configured to look for
/usr/local/sbin/guix-register (this location comes from
guix/config.scm), but that file doesn’t exist.
So you need to make /usr/local/sbin/guix-register a symlink to the right
thing, or somehow fix the installation.
Does that make sense?