[Bug 1097570] Re: grub2-signed can not find the right device when there are two filesystems containing the file '.disk/info'.
ara at ubuntu.com
Tue May 17 13:53:49 UTC 2016
** Changed in: oem-priority
Status: Triaged => Incomplete
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grub2-signed can not find the right device when there are two
filesystems containing the file '.disk/info'.
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[Impact] When using UEFI, GRUB doesn't always determine the correct boot device to chain to if multiple Ubuntu bootable media are attached.
[Test Case] Described below.
[Regression Potential] When I fixed this in saucy, I made a mistake that broke UEFI Secure Boot (fixed in 2.00-18ubuntu4). I made sure to cherry-pick that fix as well here, but it's worth testing both paths.
Original report follows:
* Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20130108)
precise-desktop-amd64.iso from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/precise/daily-live/current/ .
* Package Version
* Reproduce Steps
1. Use `usb-creator-gtk` to create a bootable USB drive by precise-desktop-amd64.iso
2. Use this USB drive to boot "Try Ubuntu without installing" on an UEFI secure boot enabled laptop.
3. Create only one 1GB primary fat32 partition on the disk of the laptop with GPT-based disk layout.
4. Mount fat32 partition on /mnt
$ sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
5. Manually copy all contents from the USB stick into the fat32 partition.
$ sudo cp -av /cdrom/.disk /cdrom/* /mnt
6. Set up the EFI boot entry.
$ sudo apt-get install efibootmgr grub-efi-amd64-signed shim-signed
$ sudo grub-install --removable --uefi-secure-boot --root-directory /mnt /dev/sda1
$ sudo efibootmgr -c -d /dev/sda -p 1 -l "\\EFI\\BOOT\\BOOTx64.EFI" -L recovery
7. Append 'from recovery partition' to every menuentry title in /mnt/boot/grub/grub.cfg .
8. Reboot and select the boot entry 'recovery' from UEFI boot option menu.
* Expected Result
We can see every menu entry of grub with the suffix 'from recovery partition'.
* Actual Result
There is no suffix 'from recovery partition' on menu entries of grub.
P.S. The USB drive is still plunged in the laptop. After we unplug the
USB drive and select the boot entry 'recovery' from UEFI boot option
menu, we can see every menu entry of grub with the suffix 'from
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