[arch-devops] Unexpected grub failure on orion

Giancarlo Razzolini grazzolini at archlinux.org
Mon Jun 15 19:04:55 UTC 2020

Em junho 11, 2020 18:57 Jelle van der Waa escreveu:
> Hello all,
> After updates on orion and a reboot we had a boot failure with the
> following error message. It is unknown what caused this, but grub was
> also updated:
> [2020-05-18T19:18:52+0000] [ALPM] upgraded grub (2:2.04-5 -> 2:2.04-7)
> The grub error:
> symbol `grub_file_filters` not found
> When trying to grub-install with the latest grub package it fails and
> results into the following bug FS#63656
> We downgraded grub to grub-2:2.02-8-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz from archive.org,
> to get a package listing you can use the handy url. [2]
> This raised the question of grazzolini whether we should continue using
> a partionless btrfs setup and as we are about to setup a new
> orion.archlinux.org this might be relevant :)
> I wonder if the new box also has UEFI already and if we should switch
> away from grub? (although I think all our vps'es use grub)
> [1] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/63656
> [2] https://archive.org/download/archlinux_pkg_grub

We don't want to corner ourselves into this kind of issue where using blocklists
might be needed if ever grub core.img increases in size, so, partitionless is not
a really good idea.

Giancarlo Razzolini
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