[rear-users] mkrescue problem

Jeroen Hoekx jeroen.hoekx at hamok.be
Mon May 27 13:30:27 CEST 2013


Hello Tim,

On 27 May 2013 13:03,  <Tim.Einmahl at kba.de> wrote:

> On both systems, running "rear mkrescue", the ISO image is being created but afterwards rear stops with the following error:
>
> ERROR: Failed to find initrd.cgz, updating GRUB failed.
>
> 2013-05-27 12:30:52.936195000 Wrote ISO image: /var/lib/rear/output/rear-Test64Bit.iso (32M)
> 2013-05-27 12:30:52.956529000 Including output/default/94_grub_rescue.sh
> 2013-05-27 12:30:53.069006000 ERROR: Failed to find initrd.cgz, updating GRUB failed.
> === Stack trace ===
> Trace 0: /usr/sbin/rear:249 main
> Trace 1: /usr/share/rear/lib/mkrescue-workflow.sh:41 WORKFLOW_mkrescue
> Trace 2: /usr/share/rear/lib/framework-functions.sh:79 SourceStage
> Trace 3: /usr/share/rear/lib/framework-functions.sh:40 Source
> Trace 4: /usr/share/rear/output/default/94_grub_rescue.sh:30 source
> Trace 5: /usr/share/rear/lib/_input-output-functions.sh:131 StopIfError
> Message: Failed to find initrd.cgz, updating GRUB failed.
> ==================

Can you open a ticket on github and include your complete log as a gist?

You could also try 'rear -d mkrescue'. This will avoid clearing the
temporary directory. Is the initrd.cgz somewhere below it?

Greetings,

Jeroen


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