Bug#400499: HPET setting has no effect

2006-12-05 Thread ael
Just in case, I have tried turning off HPET (this hardware does not have any of those timers anyway). There is no change. The bug is as before. This refers to http://archives.mandrivalinux.com/cooker/2006-01/msg03794.php ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject

Bug#400499: timer.c patch from alsa bugtracking #0001645 does not change the situation.

2006-12-05 Thread ael
I have applied the timer.c patch https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/alsa-bug/file_download.php?file_id=963type=bug from https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/alsa-bug/view.php?id=1645 to a 2.6.18.3 kernel. The situation is exactly as before. aplaymidi blocked and chronyd showing high CPU usage as

Bug#400499: timer.c patch from alsa bugtracking #0001645 does not change the situation.

2006-12-08 Thread ael
John Hasler wrote: Edit /etc/chrony/chrony.conf and comment out the line rtcfile /var/lib/chrony/chrony.rtc This should allow Chrony to operate without interfering with your Midi stuff. Confirmed. I had forgotten to look in there. But this is a workaround rather than a bug

Bug#400499: timer.c patch from alsa bugtracking #0001645 does not change the situation.

2006-12-09 Thread ael
John Hasler wrote: Confirmed. I had forgotten to look in there. But this is a workaround rather than a bug identification and fix isn't it? Yes, it's just a workaround. Well, thanks anyway. I guess that we don't even know if the problem is with chronyd or with alsa or something more generic

Bug#400499: Chrony logs

2006-12-09 Thread ael
Sorry, either I didn't receive your email or I deleted it somehow without reading it. But you asked (in 400499): forgot to ask if there was anything interesting in the Chrony logs. The answer is: not as far as I can see. A E Lawrence -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a

Bug#400499: alsa-utils: aplaymidi plays only 1 note: conflict with chrony

2006-11-26 Thread ael
Subject: alsa-utils: aplaymidi plays but 1 note: conflict with chrony Package: alsa-utils Version: 1.0.11-3bpo1 Severity: normal *** Please type your report below this line *** aplaymidi plays only the first note of a midi file. Strace shows that it stops after ioctl(3,

Bug#400499: Bug 400499

2006-12-04 Thread ael
John Hasler wrote: On 2.6.19, however chronyd does not show any unusual activity as shown by top. But aplaymidi still doesn't work? Correct. It still blocks, snd_rtctimer, presumably. I haven't tried attaching an gdb session to chronyd under 2.6.19, but could do so it it is useful. ael

Bug#400499: Bug 400499

2006-12-04 Thread ael
Elimar Riesebieter wrote: reassign 400499 chrony thanks On Mon, 04 Dec 2006 the mental interface of ael told: I suggest that this bug now be registered against chrony which appears to be the cause of the problem. done Thank you for your excellent investigation ;) Well, I haven't

Bug#400499: Bug 400499

2006-12-05 Thread ael
John Hasler wrote: Please look at this: http://archives.mandrivalinux.com/cooker/2006-01/msg03794.php I will also see if I can apply and test the timer.c.patch from https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/alsa-bug/view.php?id=1645 Looks as if it may be an alsa problem after all :-) I guess this

Bug#400499: Bug 400499

2006-12-05 Thread ael
John Hasler wrote: Please look at this: http://archives.mandrivalinux.com/cooker/2006-01/msg03794.php Interesting: as I write I am compiling a version of 2.6.18.3 with HPET turned off. I wonder if chronyd was running there? I hope I have copied in the reporter: perhaps he/she can tell us? A E

Bug#412287: xserver-xorg-input-joystick: upstream have patched?

2007-05-13 Thread ael
xserver-xorg-input-joystick-1:1.1.0-1 seems to be completely broken as reported here: I hit the same bug on 2 completely different machines, one i386 and the other amd64 architecture. Upstream appear to have extensively patched and presumably fixed the problem on 13/3/2007. Any chance of a new

Bug#484074: Grub manual in source, but not in any of the binaries?

2009-09-25 Thread ael
is not included in any of the binary packages. Surely grub2-documenation or some such should exist containing this manual? Then grub2 might become useable? Meanwhile, I guess people have to get the source and run tex2dvi on grub.texi ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ

Bug#548320: grub-rescue-pc: grub-rescue-floppy.img is too large for a standard floppy!

2009-09-25 Thread ael
Package: grub-rescue-pc Version: 1.97~beta3-1 Severity: critical Justification: breaks the whole system $ ls -lh /usr/lib/grub-rescue/grub-rescue-floppy.img -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1.5M 2009-09-12 17:07 /usr/lib/grub-rescue/grub-rescue-floppy.img A standard floppy is 1.44M, so

Bug#548320: Still no boot on different machine different floppies

2009-09-25 Thread ael
A standard floppy is 1.44M, so grub-rescue-floppy.img is too large to fit. I was wrong about that :-( It wasn't a ki/kb confusion, but I naively looked at $df -B 1 /floppy/ Filesystem 1B-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/fd0 1457664317952 1139712 22%

Bug#548320: grub-rescue-pc: grub-rescue-floppy.img is too large for a standard floppy!

2009-09-26 Thread ael
It now looks as if this is a basic problem with floppies under current kernels. See bug #548434. Hope to test writing grub2 to a floppy under an old 2.6.24 kernel when time permits. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe

Bug#548434: fdformat fails completely with current kernel

2009-09-26 Thread ael
Subject: fdutils: fdformat fails under current kernel(s) Package: fdutils Version: 5.5-20060227-3 Justification: renders package unusable Severity: grave *** Please type your report below this line *** fdformat fails completely on current kernels. example: (retyped by hand ,so typos possible...)

Bug#548623: undefined symbol: foo_canvas_item_request_update

2009-09-27 Thread ael
I too am seeing this error: gnumeric: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libspreadsheet-1.9.10.so: undefined symbol: foo_canvas_item_request_update which is a show stopper. debian testing. gnumeric Version: 1.9.10-2, ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org

Bug#548623: undefined symbol: foo_canvas_item_request_update

2009-09-27 Thread ael
Installing gnumeric-doc_1.9.13-1_all.deb, gnumeric-common_1.9.13-1_all.deb and gnumeric_1.9.13-1_i386.deb from testing solved the problem here. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas

Bug#549312: aptitude: cdrom segfaults on several machines and architectures when reading DVDs

2009-10-02 Thread ael
Package: aptitude Version: 0.4.11.11-1+b2 Severity: grave Justification: renders package unusable For over a month now (presumably since the last aptitude upgrade on testing) I have been seeing segfaults recorded in /var/log/messages on two i386 boxes and on an amd64, all running testing. I

Bug#596214: apt-cdrom -m broken

2010-12-30 Thread ael
Acquire::cdrom::AutoDetect false; fixed it here as well. Thanks. Sorry for long delay: maybe I wasn't subscribed, but I didn't see your response before. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas

Bug#567003: firestarter does not install properly?

2010-01-26 Thread ael
Package: firestarter Version: 1.0.3-8 Severity: grave Justification: renders package unusable - Installing firefighter from aptitude:- === Unpacking firestarter (from .../firestarter_1.0.3-8_i386.deb) ...

Bug#558318: 558...@bugs.debian.org

2010-01-28 Thread ael
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Bug#558318: Trackball udev support (patch included)

2010-01-29 Thread ael
-trackball.rules Here are the contents: - # Logitech Marble Mice PN 804377-, PN 810-000767 or # PN 804251- connected via USB or PS/2 # Marble FX or Marble Mouse (ael) ACTION!=add|change, GOTO=xorg_marble_end KERNEL!=event

Bug#558318: Trackball udev support (patch included)

2010-01-29 Thread ael
or # PN 804251- connected via USB or PS/2 # Marble FX or Marble Mouse (ael) ACTION!=add|change, GOTO=xorg_marble_end KERNEL!=event*, GOTO=xorg_marble_end #ENV{ID_PATH}!=platform-i8042-serio-1, GOTO=xorg_marble_end # Above for PS/2, misses USB. name below seems to be enough ATTRS{name}==ImExPS

Bug#558318: xserver-xorg-input-mouse: Missing trackball support

2009-11-27 Thread ael
Package: xserver-xorg-input-mouse Version: 1:1.4.0-4 Severity: important Tags: patch Most logitech trackballs do not work because there is no fdi file included. Either such a file needs to be included in this package since trackballs are perhaps variants of mice, or there needs to be an extra

Bug#558318: xserver-xorg-input-mouse: Missing trackball support

2009-11-28 Thread ael
/policy/. I think the package needs to install it somewhere like /usr/share/hal/fdi/information/10freedesktop/ Thanks, ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#558318: xserver-xorg-input-mouse: Missing trackball support

2009-11-28 Thread ael
Julien Cristau wrote: On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 13:35:21 +, ael wrote: Julien Cristau wrote: You'll need to explain in more details what doesn't work, so that it can be fixed properly instead of hacked around in an fdi file. It is (default) button mapping. Of course, users may want

Bug#549312: libudev0 version

2009-11-30 Thread ael
was installed on 29-10-09. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#548434: ftutils so util-linux?

2009-12-03 Thread ael
first reports that a member of my local LUG had tested on Gentoo and had no problems with the same kernel. It seems to be something specific to Debian which is extremely odd, given you have tested on ubuntu. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org

Bug#548434: ftutils so util-linux?

2009-12-03 Thread ael
Alain Knaff wrote: On 10/11/09 17:42, ael wrote: I tried setting the density to dd instead of hd -- something that I had also tried on fdformat without success. gfloppy managed to Sorry. I think I should have posted more about that, but the report was so long already that I held back. I

Bug#548434: ftutils so util-linux?

2009-12-03 Thread ael
involved in formatting, I know. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#548434: superformat (hd)

2009-12-05 Thread ael
installing a new drive 0 or floppy controller. Not enough raw space on this disk for this format ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#548434: superformat result

2009-12-05 Thread ael
I just retested fdformat and superformat on one of the machines with current testing and kernel 2.6.32 . fdformat fails in usual way as previously reported. superformat also fails, but maybe this result gives a clue:- #

Bug#538738: ekiga: Can not register (timeout) on 3.2.1~git20090515.9d0263-1

2009-07-26 Thread ael
Package: ekiga Version: 3.2.1~git20090515.9d0263-1 Severity: grave Justification: renders package unusable Ekiga 3.2.1 cannot register with my several sip providers. The accounts window shows: Could not register (Timeout) Using another machine running ekiga 2.0.11 IIRC on the same network and so

Bug#538738: ekiga: Can not register (timeout) on 3.2.1~git20090515.9d0263-1

2009-07-27 Thread ael
calls are working (echo tests ok), so maybe it is harmless. So what is bug now? Is it that upon changing version, ekiga should be started twice? As above, I think it is just a reference to the upstream bug. Perhaps it should stay open until the upstream bug is closed? ael

Bug#539253: korganizer: Appointments lost (hidden) after email setting silently changed

2009-07-30 Thread ael
Package: korganizer Version: 4:4.2.2-1 Severity: normal This may be related to #505770 All my appointments were lost - not displayed - because they were attached to nob...@nowhere (by default from earlier versions?). I discovered under 'settings' that Use email settings from System settings had

Bug#570448: gpm fails silently

2010-02-18 Thread ael
Package: gpm Version: 1.20.4-3.3 Severity: important This update to gpm has broken my mouse support. gpm seems to load (although initialy I saw crashes). It seems to run as gpm -m /dev/input/mice -t exps2 taken from /etc/gpm.conf. (It is hard to write this with no cut paste)

Bug#570448: gpm fails silently

2010-02-19 Thread ael
/deadlock. Maybe the hardware itself latched up somehow: it certainly looks like something of that sort. So I suggest that this bug is closed: if it happens again, I can reopen. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble

Bug#498632: nv reading/interpreting EDID from monitor over DVI-D

2010-01-10 Thread ael
properly. Why should the nv driver interpret the tiiming data differently for different interfaces? In passing, it seems that the closed source nvidia driver also has problems with this monitor on DVI-D. Is Dell doing something evil in its monitors? ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs

Bug#498632: nv reading/interpreting EDID from monitor over DVI-D

2010-01-10 Thread ael
In my previous report I had only noticed a single byte difference in the EDID dumps over vga as opposed to DVI. In fact there are four:- $ cmp -l edid.bin_vga edid.bin_DVI 11 33 34 21 16 200 100 24 21 128 113 333 My attempt to decode these didn't seem to match

Bug#498632: Bug in reading Maximum Pixel Clock rate from DVI EDID

2010-01-11 Thread ael
the nv driver has another issue with panel size. As far as I can see, this part of the edid specification (as on Wikipedia) is unambiguous so a fix ought to be simple? ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact

Bug#498632: nv not allowing native resolution

2010-01-11 Thread ael
as if it is still a panel size problem with nv rather than the pixel clock. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#565511: installation-reports: Failure with ext4 on Acer Aspire One

2010-01-16 Thread ael
Package: installation-reports Severity: normal SSD was Super Talent FEM32GF13M 32G SSD rather than the Acer supplied 8 GB version. I selected ext4 to format the SSD. The installer choose a swap partition of around 1 GB. Could not get past the format/partition stage: the installer kept saying

Bug#568288: mount.nfs: mount(2): Invalid argument

2010-02-03 Thread ael
of problem negotiating the nfs version between the client server? And a totally misleading error message? ael -- System Information: Debian Release: squeeze/sid APT prefers testing APT policy: (990, 'testing') Architecture: i386 (i686) Kernel: Linux 2.6.32 (PREEMPT) Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8

Bug#569068: offlineimap: Unknown IMAP4 command: 'selectedfolder'

2010-02-09 Thread ael
Package: offlineimap Version: 6.2.0+nmu2 Severity: normal I encountered the bug reported at:- http://software.complete.org/software/issues/show/197 The fix there solved the problem. So the debian package needs updating? -- System Information: Debian Release: squeeze/sid APT prefers

Bug#565511: ext4.ko module missing from initramfs

2010-01-16 Thread ael
on an ext3/4 system. So it seems that while the installer supports ext4, the installed target system initrd does not. So I guess that I will have to compile my own kernel on the target and then change to ext4 via the rescue mode (it's the root partition) later. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email

Bug#565511: ext4.ko module missing from initramfs

2010-01-17 Thread ael
. Will experiment more later today: I ought to try the whole thing with ext3 and see if I get swap partition problems again. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#565511: re-installation partition problem [so not initramfs related?]

2010-01-17 Thread ael
no wasted space with partman, so simply guess sizes. The installation then completed without problems - using ext3. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#565878: network-manager: depends on dhcp3-*: bloat when static IPs

2010-01-19 Thread ael
Package: network-manager Version: 0.7.2-2 Severity: wishlist network-manager pulls in dhcp3-client dhcp3-common which are unneccessary when static IPs are used. So it becomes impossible to have a slim efficient installation on light weight machines. Perhaps a meta-full package might be needed

Bug#549312: Looks as if this only occurs with more than 1 dvd

2010-01-19 Thread ael
on the earlier dvds is cached somewhere: the dvd is changed, and when that cached path is used later, it is, of course, no longer valid. This bug would seem to make debian installation from multiple DVDs nearly impossible: so pretty serious for those without high bandwidth connections. ael

Bug#507993: A similar (?) livelock

2009-01-02 Thread ael
Livelock here: Not downloading .template file - `debian-testing-i386-DVD-4.template' already present 100% 63548k/63548k scanning `...n/k/kde4libs/kdelibs5-dbg_4.1.0-3_i386.deb' $ ps -fw -C jigdo-file UIDPID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD ael 3811 3748 24 16:51 pts/1

Bug#507993: Another livelock

2009-01-04 Thread ael
Another case: 15:32:38 (248.34 KB/s) - `debian-testing-amd64-DVD-4.template' saved [6179029/6179029] 100% 737k/737k scanning `...erl/libxml-xerces-perl_2.7.0-0-7_amd64.deb' $ ps -C jigdo-file -fw UIDPID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD ael 5596 5533 56 15:32 pts/1

Bug#507993: A similar (?) livelock

2009-01-05 Thread ael
Richard Atterer wrote: Hi ael, thanks for this! Unfortunately, as you suspect, the backtrace is not useful without debugging information. :-/ I realise that :-( I've just uploaded a version of jigdo-file which contains debugging symbols: http://atterer.net/jigdo-file_0.7.3-2_i386.deb

Bug#563385: Trackballs

2010-03-06 Thread ael
On Sat, Mar 06, 2010 at 01:05:00PM +0100, Brice Goglin wrote: ael wrote: I could send my rules if it would be useful. Yes, please, it could help some people, especially the submitter. In my quick reply, I hadn't noticed that this was a bug report. My working udev rules are already

Bug#575085: grub-rescue-pc: grub-rescue-floppy.img missing

2010-03-23 Thread ael
Package: grub-rescue-pc Version: 1.98-1 Severity: minor packags description says: This package contains two GRUB rescue images that have been built for use with traditional PC/BIOS architecture: - grub-rescue-floppy.img: floppy image. - grub-rescue-cdrom.iso: El Torito CDROM image.

Bug#548320: grub image too large for floppy

2010-03-23 Thread ael
is broken? Using --force did however work: I can't see why blocklists should not be safe on a ro boot rescue floppy? There needs to be a note, perhaps along the above lines, on how to produce a floppy image. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org

Bug#575446: grub-rescue-pc: Package contains no longer includes images or info on how to create them

2010-03-25 Thread ael
this package contains no binaries, no images, and not even a hint about how to create rescue images or media. So it has no purpose as it stands. Just adding a simple example of how to create rescue floppy and one for a rescue iso would mean it has some use. ael

Bug#575446: grub-mkrescue

2010-03-28 Thread ael
is deprecated. Mode %d isn't recognized. Use set gfxpayload=WIDTHxHEIGHT[xDEPTH] before linux command instead.\n, and so on ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe

Bug#575806: console-setup-mini does not change fonts: had to install console-setup instead

2010-03-29 Thread ael
, all these things work. So the mini version is broken? ael --- -- System Information: Debian Release: squeeze/sid APT prefers testing APT policy: (990, 'testing') Architecture: i386 (i686) Kernel: Linux 2.6.33 (PREEMPT) Locale

Bug#571941: libgoffice-0.8.so.7: cannot open shared object file

2010-02-28 Thread ael
Package: gnumeric Version: 1.9.17-1 Severity: grave Justification: renders package unusable == $gnumeric xxx.gnumeric gnumeric: error while loading shared libraries: libgoffice-0.8.so.7: cannot open shared object file: No such

Bug#571941: 1.10.0-1 from unstable corrects problem

2010-03-01 Thread ael
gnumeric 1.10.0-1 from unstable fixes this problem, so perhaps this bug can be closed. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#576918: linux-image-2.6-686: Keyboard disabled: atkbd.c: Spurious ACK on isa0060/serio0 ...

2010-04-11 Thread ael
correlation with the spurious interrupt message, I doubt that I have enough information to make a useful bug report. And I should probably try with the latest git kernel before reporting. So it may take a while ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org

Bug#577773: xserver-xorg-core: No input driver/identifier specified (ignoring)

2010-04-14 Thread ael
(ael) ACTION!=add|change, GOTO=xorg_marble_end KERNEL!=event*, GOTO=xorg_marble_end #ENV{ID_PATH}!=platform-i8042-serio-1, GOTO=xorg_marble_end # Above for PS/2, misses USB. name below seems to be enough ATTRS{name}==ImExPS/2 Logitech Explorer Mouse, GOTO=marbles ATTRS{name}==Logitech USB Trackball

Bug#577773: xserver-xorg-core: No input driver/identifier specified (ignoring)

2010-04-15 Thread ael
, and I imagine that I will need to do the same for a Synaptics touchpad on a netbook. To save others the time and trouble, I am happy to make them available to others. I could add them to an existing bug (probably the one on trackballs). Or should they appear as examples in one of the packages? ael

Bug#547001: Trackballs under X now configured in xorg.conf again

2010-04-17 Thread ael
Trackball configuration moved from hal to udev, but with xserver-xorg-core version 1.76-2 it has moved back to xorg.conf. To help others with similar track balls, here are InputClass clauses which work with a range of Logitech trackballs. Of course, you may want to modify the details according to

Bug#575085: grub-rescue-pc: grub-rescue-floppy.img missing

2010-04-28 Thread ael
install the package; you should find them in /usr/lib/grub-rescue/, and the documentation in /usr/share/doc/grub-rescue-pc/README.Debian should work. Just checked on one machine and indeed the files are there... Apologies if I somehow missed them. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist

Bug#576918: linux-image-2.6-686: Keyboard disabled: atkbd.c: Spurious ACK on isa0060/serio0 ...

2010-04-08 Thread ael
: 1 MIS: 0 ael -- - System Information: Debian Release: squeeze/sid APT prefers testing APT policy: (500, 'testing') Architecture: i386 (i686) Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-trunk-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores) Locale: LANG

Bug#576918: Spurious ACK does not seem to be the real problem

2010-04-08 Thread ael
I have just observed a correct boot (keyboard working), but with the atkbd.c Spurious ACK ... present in /var/log/messages. So this is much less clear than I thought. I have a good and bad versions log /var/log/messages am now wondering on how to best compare them. I need to look into a diff

Bug#567003: [z...@debian.org: Re: Bug#567003: firestarter does not install properly?]

2010-03-12 Thread ael
the GUI and you go through the process, you will get Ok, but it was not documented anywhere that I found. PS I'm not the firestarter package maintainer So the lack of documentation isn't your fault :-) Thanks for the reply. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ

Bug#573962: linux-image-2.6.32-3: Package fails to install: Failed to process /etc/kernel/postrm.d...

2010-03-15 Thread ael
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.32-9 Severity: important File: linux-image-2.6.32-3 # dpkg -i /var/cache/apt/archives/linux-image-2.6.32-3-amd64_2.6.32-9_amd64.deb (Reading database ... 231498 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace linux-image-2.6.32-3-amd64 2.6.32-9

Bug#573977: /etc/kernel/postrm.d/extlinux problem prevents kernel updates!

2010-03-15 Thread ael
Package: extlinux Version: 2:3.85+dfsg-1 Severity: important Please see bug 573962 http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=573962 which perhaps should have been transferred to to extlinux rather than closed... -- System Information: Debian Release: squeeze/sid APT prefers testing

Bug#573962: closed by Bastian Blank wa...@debian.org (Re: Bug#573962: linux-image-2.6.32-3: Package fails to install: Failed to process /etc/kernel/postrm.d...)

2010-03-15 Thread ael
extlinux. Even after purging that package /etc/kernel/postrm.d/extlinux remained! I had to manually delete it. I was not actually using extlinux to boot the host system. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact

Bug#573962: [...@precise.conquest: Re: Bug#573962: extlinux: postrm.d script prevents kernel updates]

2010-03-15 Thread ael
bug, purging extlinux did not remove the script (which was a symbolic link), so maybe it was some historical relic which might not recur. I will try find time tomorrow to make the test... ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject

Bug#573962: extlinux assumes update-extlinux should always be used.

2010-03-17 Thread ael
- So yes, this bug needs to be re-opened a mechanism to flag whether or not extlinux is booting the host system needs to be introduced. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-19 Thread ael
For the record, after replacing drives *and* cables, the problem persists. I can only assume that it is the controller after all :-( I think I will live without a floppy on that particular box. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject

Bug#498632: nv failing to detect monitor size on DVI-D

2009-12-26 Thread ael
); computed from UseEdidDpi X config Dec 26 12:39:45 NVIDIA(0): option --[snip]-- === ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas

Bug#596214: apt-cdrom -m broken: appears to be trying to mount

2010-09-09 Thread ael
Package: apt Version: 0.8.0 Severity: important Since testing update to 0.7.97.1, apt-cdrom -m add has ceased to work. Example: with debian-testing-i386-DVD-1.iso mounted on /dvd: /dev/loop3 on /dvd type iso9660 (rw,loop=/dev/loop3) running apt-cdrom -m add gives:

Bug#509938: installation-reports: Booting from USB stick not restricted to FAT

2008-12-27 Thread ael
Subject: installation-reports: Booting from USB stick not restricted to FAT Package: installation-reports Severity: minor Tags: patch *** Please type your report below this line *** Documentation: http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.i386/ch04s03.html etc. Section 4.3: Preparing Files for USB

Bug#510015: Problem is missing ext2 module

2008-12-29 Thread ael
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Bug#507993: jigdo-file segmentation fault

2008-12-06 Thread ael
Subject: jigdo-file: segfaults when called from jigdo-lite Package: jigdo-file Version: 0.7.3-1 Severity: important While running jigdo lite: == [snip] for searching through the list of mirrors: Try a two-letter country code

Bug#518390: root terminal in main gnome menu is broken.

2009-03-08 Thread ael
to be an upstream problem... ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#548434: Also reported in Suse

2009-12-12 Thread ael
Just a note for anyone who comes across this report: it seems that the problem is also occurs on SuSE, 10.3-11.2 - Any kernel at or above 2.6.28 fails to fdformat a floppy. That has been reported on the fdutils list and now there is a thread on the kernel mailing list. ael

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-14 Thread ael
, fdformat worked without problems on one i386 machine, but failed in the usual way on another. My next message will report the results of Alain's test on the failing machine. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-14 Thread ael
Alain Knaff wrote: Mark Hounschell wrote: [...] All kernels below 2.6.28 work on these boxes. All kernels 2.6.28 and higher do NOT. 2.6.28 was when support for sector bases other than 0 or 1 were introduced. So, rather than have sectors numbered from 1 to 18, you can now have sectors

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-14 Thread ael
ael wrote: Alain Knaff wrote: then do a getfdprm -o /dev/fd0u1440 (or getfdprm /dev/fd0) I should have mentioned that my tests were done under the current git kernel: # uname -a Linux exact 2.6.32_exact-55846-gf405425 #194 Sun Dec 13 16:30:46 GMT 2009 i686 GNU/Linux ael

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-14 Thread ael
Alain Knaff wrote: On 14/12/09 12:27, ael wrote: # getfdprm -o /dev/fd0u1440 2880 18 2 80 0 0x1b 0x00 0xcf 0x6c # fdrawcmd drive=/dev/fd0u1440 readid 0 repeat=18 raw cmd: Invalid argument ... and if you try with /dev/fd0 instead? Yes. I tried all the obvious things. The man/info page

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-14 Thread ael
Alain Knaff wrote: On 14/12/09 15:58, ael wrote: Any point in running under strace? Yes, this would be useful, especially for analyzing the Invalid argument issue. Ok, Will try and fit it in later today. Meanwhile, what exactly is the command line that should work? The one you suggested

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-14 Thread ael
Alain Knaff wrote: On 14/12/09 15:58, ael wrote: Any point in running under strace? Yes, this would be useful, especially for analyzing the Invalid argument issue. Looks as if that was something to do with my command line. Below is the strace giving the IO error which probably isn't much

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-14 Thread ael
Alain Knaff wrote: On 14/12/09 16:24, ael wrote: Alain Knaff wrote: On 14/12/09 15:58, ael wrote: Any point in running under strace? Yes, this would be useful, especially for analyzing the Invalid argument issue. Looks as if that was something to do with my command line. Below

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-15 Thread ael
change 0: 0 1: 0 2: 0 3: 1 4: 0 5: 7 6: 2 no disk change 0: 0 1: 0 2: 0 3: 1 4: 0 5: 8 6: 2 no disk change 0: 0 1: 0 2: 0 3: 1 4: 0 5: 9 6: 2 no disk change 0: 0 1: 0 2: 0 3: 1 4: 0 5: a 6: 2 no disk change 0: 0 1: 0 2: 0 3: 1 4: 0 5: c 6: 2 no disk change ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-15 Thread ael
for an hour or more, so can't report immediately. ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*? repeat=40

2009-12-15 Thread ael
: 11 5: 12 5: 1 5: 2 5: 3 5: 6 5: 7 5: 9 5: a ??? ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-15 Thread ael
sheet and have only skimmed small portions, so I have some catching up to do... ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-15 Thread ael
Alain Knaff wrote: ael wrote: Mark Hounschell wrote: On 12/15/2009 10:08 AM, Alain Knaff wrote: I mentioned I had multiple machines with this problem. Some running different versions of SuSE. Mainly 11.0, which is where all the info I've provided came from thus far. This machine also has

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-15 Thread ael
: 9 5: a 5: b 5: d 5: e 5: f 5: 10 5: 11 5: 12 5: 1 5: 2 5: 3 5: 4 5: 8 5: 9 5: a 5: b 5: c 5: d 5: e 5: f 5: 10 Is that what you wanted? ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-15 Thread ael
A.E.Lawrence wrote: # fdrawcmd read 0 0 0 1 2 18 1 1 length=18432 /dev/null remaining= 17920 0: 40 == So this is Abnormal termination? 1: 20 == CRC error? (id or data) 2: 20 == CRC error? (data) Did I decode them correctly? ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-15 Thread ael
Alain Knaff wrote: A.E.Lawrence wrote: Alain Knaff wrote: ael wrote: Is that what you wanted? ael Yes. All sectors are there, ... so I wonder why you are getting errors. So, next round of tests: trying to read these sectors: fdrawcmd recalibrate 0 fdrawcmd read 0 0 0 1 2 18 1 1 length

Bug#548434: [Fdutils] Cannot format floppies under kernel 2.6.*?

2009-12-15 Thread ael
sector= 17 remaining= 0 0: 44 1: 20 2: 20 3: 0 4: 1 5: 11 6: 2 no disk change sector= 18 remaining= 0 0: 44 1: 20 2: 20 3: 0 4: 1 5: 12 6: 2 no disk change ael -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas

Bug#547001: hal: Trackballs not described in fdi files, so do not workwith X

2009-09-16 Thread ael
Package: hal Version: 0.5.13-3 Severity: normal Tags: patch The recent xorg-xserver releases would not work on any of my machines, all of which use various Logitech trackballs. The following fdi file in /etc/hal/fdi/policy/ fixed the problem:

Bug#549312: synaptic has no problem

2009-11-07 Thread ael
synaptic installs packages from dvds without problems. Perhaps this bug should be re-assigned back to aptitude? -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-bugs-dist-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

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