Cannot create archive in Lucid due to grub error

Bug #588343 reported by Maarten Boekhold on 2010-06-01
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mondo (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: mondo

When running sudo mondoarchive, it reports an error once it reaches the state where it builds the file catalog (or shortly after):

boekhold@boekhold:/mnt$ sudo mondoarchive
Initializing...
See /var/log/mondoarchive.log for details of backup run.
WARNING: Module loop not found.
Checking sanity of your Linux distribution
Done.
---FATALERROR--- The de facto standard location for your boot loader's config file is /etc/grub.conf but I cannot find it there. What is wrong with your Linux distribution? Try 'ln -s /boot/grub/menu.lst /etc/grub.conf'...
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Log file: /var/log/mondoarchive.log
FYI, I have gzipped the log and saved it to /var/cache/mondo/MA.log.gz.
Mondo has aborted.
Execution run ended; result=254
Type 'less /var/log/mondoarchive.log' to see the output log

Seems like it's looking for the grub.conf file in the wrong location. The text above suggests making a symlink, but I've seen reports on the Net that that will fail during a restore because it expects /etc/grub.conf to be a real file, not a symlink.

Maarten Boekhold (boekhold) wrote :

Need to upgrade to mindi 2.0.7.5-1 / mondo 2.2.9.4-1

ftp://ftp.mondorescue.org/ubuntu/10.04/

Need to find a PPA; so far no joy:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+ppas?name_filter=mondo

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in mondo (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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