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Re: GRUB failed to install on Fujitsu M10-4

From: Steve McIntyre
Subject: Re: GRUB failed to install on Fujitsu M10-4
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2019 10:50:59 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

On Tue, Jun 04, 2019 at 09:56:37AM +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
>On 6/4/19 2:56 AM, Sonnie Hook wrote:
>> Now I re-installed from cdrom. When installing GRUB on disk, I got this 
>> message:
>> It seems that this computer is configured to boot via EFI, but maybe that
>> configuration will not work for booting from the hard drive. Some EFI
>> firmware implementations do not meet the EFI specification ... blabla
>This message is generated by grub-installer, i.e. the component of
>debian-installer which installs GRUB during installation. The
>relevant code part can found here [1], the relevant message text here
>I haven't analyzed the code in detail yet so I'm not sure why it
>triggers in your case. I will perform a test installation inside a
>SPARC T5 LDOM to find out.

That's code I added into grub-installer. It's clearly a bug to see it
firing here!

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                address@hidden
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