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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"
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:31:40 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)
myglc2 <address@hidden> skribis:
> 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
>> 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 ...
> which guix-register
Good, thanks for letting me know!