[rear-users] Unable to run mkbackup with eufi

Michael Brookhuis mbrookhuis at suse.com
Thu Jul 16 09:55:00 CEST 2015


Gratien,

Reading this would mean that ReaR is not supported for SLES11 and SLES12 with UEFI boot?
Any idea how to move forward. Working with a big customer that is using ReaR.

Michael


>>> On 15.07.2015 at 18:58, Gratien D'haese <gratien.dhaese at it3.be> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> 
>  what can I say? Read issue https://github.com/rear/rear/issues/214 
> 
>  rgds,
>  Gratien
> 
>  On Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:34:52 +0100, "Michael Brookhuis" 
>  <mbrookhuis at suse.com> wrote:
>> Also tested with 1.7.1 and same result.
>>
>> Michael
>>
>>
>>>>> On 15.07.2015 at 14:06, "Michael Brookhuis" <mbrookhuis at suse.com> 
>>>>> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Trying to make a backup with rear:
>>> rear -v mkbackup
>>>
>>> I will get the following error:
>>> 2015-07-15 13:59:43 Including 
>>> output/ISO/Linux-i386/82_create_iso_image.sh
>>> 2015-07-15 13:59:43 Starting '/usr/bin/mkisofs'
>>> 2015-07-15 13:59:43 Making ISO image
>>> 2015-07-15 13:59:43 Including ISO UEFI boot (as triggered by
>>> USING_UEFI_BOOTLOADER=1)
>>> genisoimage: option '-e' is ambiguous; possibilities: 
>>> '--eltorito-boot'
>>> '--exchange' '--ethershare' '--exclude-list' '--exclude' 
>>> '--eltorito-catalog'
>>> '--eltorito-alt-boot'
>>> Usage: genisoimage [options] -o file directory ...
>>>
>>> Use genisoimage -help
>>> to get a list of valid options.
>>>
>>> Report problems to debburn-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org.
>>> 2015-07-15 13:59:43 ERROR: Could not create ISO image (with 
>>> /usr/bin/mkisofs)
>>> === Stack trace ===
>>> Trace 0: /usr/sbin/rear:249 main
>>> Trace 1: /usr/share/rear/lib/mkbackup-workflow.sh:30 
>>> WORKFLOW_mkbackup
>>> 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/ISO/Linux-i386/82_create_iso_image.sh:19
>>> source
>>> Trace 5: /usr/share/rear/lib/_input-output-functions.sh:132 
>>> StopIfError
>>> Message: Could not create ISO image (with /usr/bin/mkisofs)
>>>
>>> When looking deeper, it is trying to run with the following options:
>>> -eltorito-alt-boot -e boot/efiboot.img -no-emul-boot
>>>
>>> I am running rear 1.16
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Michael
> 
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