[rear-users] Issues getting the started

gratien dhaese gratien.dhaese at telenet.be
Mon Oct 23 08:57:21 CEST 2017


Hi,

Check if you have efibootmgr installed? It is required in your case.

regards,
Gratien D'haese
IT3 Consultants bvba
Vennestraat 15, B-2560 Nijlen
E-mail: gratien.dhaese at it3.be

On 2017-10-21 19:36, Robert wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I recently was looking for a complete backup system and com across
> REAR.  Now that I have installed it I'm having issues getting started.
> 
> While running 'rear -v mkbackup' I get the following error:
> 
>     ERROR: Error occurred during grub-mkimage of BOOTX64.efi
> 
> Looking at the log file I see this:
> 
> <code>
> mkdir: created directory '/tmp/rear.eibmH3TtmZ65aPV/tmp/mnt'
> mkdir: created directory '/tmp/rear.eibmH3TtmZ65aPV/tmp/mnt/EFI'
> mkdir: created directory '/tmp/rear.eibmH3TtmZ65aPV/tmp/mnt/EFI/BOOT'
> mkdir: created directory 
> '/tmp/rear.eibmH3TtmZ65aPV/tmp/mnt/EFI/BOOT/fonts'
> mkdir: created directory 
> '/tmp/rear.eibmH3TtmZ65aPV/tmp/mnt/EFI/BOOT/locale'
> '/boot/efi/gentoo/grubx64.efi' ->
> '/tmp/rear.eibmH3TtmZ65aPV/tmp/mnt/EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.efi'
> grub-mkimage: info: the size of config file is 0x40.
> grub-mkimage: error: cannot open
> `/usr/lib/grub/x86_64-efi/linuxefi.mod': No such file or directory.
> 2017-10-21 12:50:56.780452903 ERROR: Error occurred during grub-mkimage
> of BOOTX64.efi
> ==== Stack trace ====
> Trace 0: /usr/sbin/rear:542 main
> Trace 1: /usr/share/rear/lib/mkbackup-workflow.sh:24 WORKFLOW_mkbackup
> Trace 2: /usr/share/rear/lib/framework-functions.sh:95 SourceStage
> Trace 3: /usr/share/rear/lib/framework-functions.sh:49 Source
> Trace 4:
> /usr/share/rear/output/ISO/Linux-i386/250_populate_efibootimg.sh:75 
> source
> Trace 5: /usr/share/rear/lib/uefi-functions.sh:50 build_bootx86_efi
> Trace 6: /usr/share/rear/lib/_input-output-functions.sh:251 StopIfError
> Message: Error occurred during grub-mkimage of BOOTX64.efi
> == End stack trace ==
> </code>
> 
> So searching Gentoo's repos I haven't been able to locate any
> linuxefi.mod so how can i get around this issue?
> 
> Thank you for your help.


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