[ubuntu-uk] Can't update grub
lproven at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 14:32:42 UTC 2018
On Mon, 8 Oct 2018 at 16:08, Mark Fraser <mfraz74+ubuntu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 08/10/18 10:24, Liam Proven wrote:
> > On Thu, 4 Oct 2018 at 12:35, Mark Fraser <mfraz74+ubuntu at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I've tried asking this questions in numerous other places and so far
> >> I've had no response, so I'm hoping someone here will be able to help.
> >> I rebooted my server last week and when I tried to remove old kernels it
> >> was stopping when trying to update grub. I ran update-grub2 on its own
> >> and I get:
> > This is just guesswork, but:
> > «
> > `/dev/disk/by-id/usb-Seagate_Backup+_Hub_BK_NA8TT3NB-0:0', skipping.
> > grub-probe: info: Cannot stat
> > `/dev/disk/by-id/usb-Seagate_Expansion_NA84KDR3-0:0', skipping.
> > »
> > That doesn't look good. Remove that device/those devices and try again?
> Re-ran grub-mkdevicemap and those are OK now.
Well, OK, er, good, but that's not what I said, is it?
I suggested _removing_ those devices and trying again -- not making
sure that GRUB was able to see them correctly.
If they're backup drives, as the names suggest, then temporary removal
should not hurt, right?
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