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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"
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:44:59 -0500
mu4e 0.9.18; emacs 25.1.1
On 01/15/2017 at 20:19 Ludovic Courtès writes:
> 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.
I was running guix built from Git checkout w/ clean working tree so I
don't know how my system got out of whack. The symlink approach worked
and the new system on new disks has ...
... YEAH!! Happy camper George ;-)