Hello Chad, or anyone else affected,

Accepted grub2-signed into xenial-proposed. The package will build now
and be available at
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2-signed/1.66.17 in a few
hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package.  See
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how
to enable and use -proposed.Your feedback will aid us getting this
update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug,
mentioning the version of the package you tested and change the tag from
verification-needed-xenial to verification-done-xenial. If it does not
fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the
tag to verification-failed-xenial. In either case, without details of
your testing we will not be able to proceed.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification .  Thank you in
advance!

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https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1527727

Title:
  grub-probe for zfs assumes all devices prefix with /dev, ignoring
  /dev/disk/...

Status in grub:
  Unknown
Status in grub2 package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in grub2-signed package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in zfs-linux package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in grub2 source package in Xenial:
  Fix Committed
Status in grub2-signed source package in Xenial:
  Fix Committed
Status in zfs-linux source package in Xenial:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  [Impact]
  Installs over ZFS where a ZFS disk is expected to be used as a root device.

  [Test case]
  - Run update-grub on a system with a ZFS root filesystem.

  [Regression Potential]
  Installs relying on the current broken behavior to avoid listing other 
operating systems in grub menu may find that new entries are added.

  ---

  update-grub runs /usr/sbin/grub-probe

  Without libzfslinux support compiled in, /usr/sbin/grub-probe runs
  ["zpool", "status", poolname] to find out ZFS info.

  zpool responds with device names as used at (I think!) pool creation
  time. Often, this is /dev/disk/by-id/... names, without the path.

  grub-probe then parses the output, and takes the names of devices, and
  if they do not start with a "/", it prepends "/dev/".

  It then tests the existence of the path name of the device. it fails.

  grub-probe then returns  something like

  /usr/sbin/grub-probe: error: failed to get canonical path of `/dev
  /ata-ST31000333AS_99999999-part1'.

  The actual path is of course /dev/disk/by-
  id/ST31000333AS_99999999-part1

  It can prepend smarter than "/dev" or it can understand ZFS natively,
  to fix the problem.

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