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Re: [Installing Grub on blocklist]: Failing to create bootable disk on G
Re: [Installing Grub on blocklist]: Failing to create bootable disk on GCE
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 22:05:24 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)
rohit yadav <address@hidden> skribis:
> I am trying to create bootable image on GCE using guix. It leads to following
> Installing for i386-pc platform.
> grub-install: warning: File system `ext2' doesn't support embedding.
> grub-install: warning: Embedding is not possible. GRUB can only be installed
> in this setup by using blocklists. However, blocklists are UNRELIABLE and
> their use is discouraged..
> grub-install: error: will not proceed with blocklists.
> guix system: error: failed to install GRUB on device
It seems you’re installing GRUB to a file system (“embedding”) instead
of installing it to the MBR. Is it intended?