grub-reboot broken by initrd-less boot

Bug #1816633 reported by Seth Forshee on 2019-02-19
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grub2 (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

When using uvtool to boot cloud images in a local VM, grub-reboot no longer works for booting to a non-default entry. After the reboot grub will boot to the specified entry without an initrd, but this fails and reboots immediately because the virtio-blk driver is not built into the kernel. Then grub successfully tries to boot with an initrd, but it uses the default entry rather than the entry I specified.

Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2019-02-21
Changed in grub2 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
tags: added: id-5c6ead0a21982382599a9cc1
Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox) wrote :

Fix kernel config? har har har

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