guided partitioning creates an unbootable system on baremetal ppc64el

Bug #1689829 reported by Frédéric Bonnard on 2017-05-10
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
partman-auto (Ubuntu)
High
Dimitri John Ledkov

Bug Description

Hi,
on ppc64el, using autopartitioning with LVM, the system will install but after rebooting petitboot won't find the /boot content that is on LVM, because petitboot doesn't handle LVM yet.
So the system will not be bootable.
The changes that cause this are in the following changelog :
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/partman-auto/134ubuntu5

especially all the "+ $lvmignore{ }" for ppc64el.
Thanks for helping,

F.

Frédéric Bonnard (frediz) wrote :

Could you review this rollback patch ?
Thanks

The attachment "partman-auto-fix-baremetal-ppc64el.patch" seems to be a patch. If it isn't, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are a member of the ~ubuntu-reviewers, unsubscribe the team.

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tags: added: patch
Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox) wrote :

I am sad =(

When will petiboot support LVM?

Changed in partman-auto (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox)
Frédéric Bonnard (frediz) wrote :

Hi Dimitri,
hard to say, but this is taken into account :
https://github.com/open-power/petitboot/issues/15

F.

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