[rear-users] Issue with rear format for uefi systems
rear at gozora.sk
Mon Oct 7 10:54:46 CEST 2019
UEFI partition sizes for USB are fully configurable by:
USB_DEVICE_FILESYSTEM_PERCENTAGE and/or USB_UEFI_PART_SIZE. For more
please details refer to:
On Sun, 6 Oct 2019, Eierkuchen wrote:
> Dear rear users:
> I just started to set up rear for my desktop as well as for my NAS. (Relax-and-Recover 2.3 from official Ubuntu 18.04 repo)
> I prepared an USB stick for UEFI boot system with option -e:
> rear -v format -- -e /dev/sdX
> I noticed that the first partition is only 200MB in size.
> This is the reason why later on mkbackup is aborted with these messages:
> Created initrd.cgz with gzip default compression (254012142 bytes) in 42 seconds
> ERROR: Could not copy /tmp/rear.1XxhwVb6UpRqhr5/tmp/initrd.cgz to /tmp/rear-efi.ndloU//EFI/BOOT/initrd.cgz
> On my desktop I adjusted the partition sizes manually with gparted to overcome this issue.
> Now on my NAS the same issue occurred.
> I wonder why rear format creates in the first place a partition far too small.
> Is there any option to determine the size of the first partition?
> Or did I mistake something?
> Appreciate any hint ...
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