grub2-mkrescue: warning: Your xorriso doesn't support `--grub2-boot-info'.

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 
 

Situation

When running the command:
grub2-mkrescue -o save_path/name.iso /path/isodir/

The following error is seen:
grub2-mkrescue: warning: Your xorriso doesn't support `--grub2-boot-info'. Some features are disabled. Please use xorriso 1.2.9 or later..

Resolution

A package is needed that is not installed by default:
SLES12:
zypper in libburnia-tools libisoburn1

SLES15:
zypper in xorriso
(accept recommended dependencies)
 

Cause

The grub packages do not have an RPM dependency on xorriso related packages, but they are needed for grub2-mkrescue to work correctly.
 

Additional Information

The command is mentioned in SLES documentation:
SLES12
https://documentation.suse.com/sles/12-SP5/single-html/SLES-admin/#id-1.3.4.4.9.2.2.2.2

SLES15
https://documentation.suse.com/sles/15-SP2/single-html/SLES-admin/index.html#id-1.3.4.4.7.2.2.2.2

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:000019685
  • Creation Date: 21-Aug-2020
  • Modified Date:21-Aug-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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