Bug#974939: machine does not boot

2020-11-17 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: severity -1 important On Mon, Nov 16, 2020 at 07:41:05PM +, Toni wrote: > Severity: critical Sorry, no. This problem does not break the package for everyone. > On the console, after dmesg, these three lines repeat ad nauseum: > mdadm: No arrays found in config file or

Bug#898446: Please reconsider enabling the user namespaces by default

2020-10-23 Thread Bastian Blank
On Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 10:55:33PM +0200, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote: > TBH, I think not having it enabled by default until now saved us a > couple of time from needing to release urgent fixes. It is more a gut > feeling and might not have enough weight: but having it still disabled > in bullseye

Bug#969889: linux-image-5.8.0-1-amd64: fails to load kernel modules, X does not work

2020-09-08 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: reassign -1 src:nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-390xx On Tue, Sep 08, 2020 at 02:14:54PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote: > Sep 08 13:31:20 zira systemd-modules-load[408]: Error running install command > 'modprobe nvidia-modeset ; modprobe -i nvidia-legacy-390xx-drm ' for module >

Bug#969889: linux-image-5.8.0-1-amd64: fails to load kernel modules, X does not work

2020-09-08 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: tag -1 moreinfo Control: severity -1 important On Tue, Sep 08, 2020 at 01:36:45PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote: > This version fails to load kernel modules (no issues with previous > Linux kernels provided by Debian). As a consequence, X does not work. > ** Loaded modules: > rfcomm >

Bug#968940: linux: please add patch to support virtualbox on kernel 5.8

2020-08-24 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: severity -1 important On Mon, Aug 24, 2020 at 12:11:08PM +0200, Gianfranco Costamagna wrote: > Hello, as explained on upstream ticket [1], the new kernel broke virtualbox, > and the only fix that has been found > so far is to export map_kernel_range and __get_vm_area_caller to modules

Bug#964812: linux: Pulling Google Compute Engine Virtual Ethernet Driver into Debian

2020-08-12 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Zach On Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 01:26:42PM -0700, Zach Marano wrote: > Yes there is a feature on the image resource which will (currently) enable > the device instead of virtio-net. If you add the "GVNIC" guestOS feature to > and image or disk resource it will do this. >

Using GCC 10 for all architectures

2020-08-04 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi folks I'll bump the compiler version to GCC 10 on the master branch soonish, i.e. for 5.8 and later kernel versions. If there are any supported architectures where GCC 10 is known to cause regressions, this can be reverted *temporarily* for those architectures, but needs to be fixed for the

Bug#964812: linux: Pulling Google Compute Engine Virtual Ethernet Driver into Debian

2020-08-04 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi David On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 06:21:14PM +, David Awogbemila wrote: > Google would like to have its cloud networking driver, the Google > Compute Engine Virtual Ethernet driver (GVE) pulled into Debian > releases. I'm just working on this. Is there a way for me to actually test it? I

Bug#958300: linux: enable infiniband kconfig in cloud images for Azure/HyperV

2020-04-26 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Luca On Mon, Apr 20, 2020 at 10:19:22AM +, Luca Boccassi wrote: > Azure VMs can get accelerated networking for DPDK applications via the > NETVSC driver (https://doc.dpdk.org/guides/nics/netvsc.html), but this > requires enabling the Infiniband kernel modules. I have to say, I'm not so

Bug#948041: impossible to update libbpf without updating the kernel

2020-01-18 Thread Bastian Blank
On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 12:50:16PM +, Sudip Mukherjee wrote: > On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 06:12:05AM +, Jonathan Nieder wrote: > > I agree --- if upstream development were happening in > > https://github.com/libbpf/libbpf then this would be a no-brainer. It > > appears to instead be a mirror

Bug#948041: impossible to update libbpf without updating the kernel

2020-01-12 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Sudip On Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 12:28:20AM +, Sudip Mukherjee wrote: > On Fri, Jan 03, 2020 at 08:23:58PM +, Sudip Mukherjee wrote: > > > What are the benefits of doing so? > > The only benefit will be that we will be able to update the libraries > > irrespective of kernel update. libbpf

Bug#948041: impossible to update libbpf without updating the kernel

2020-01-03 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Marco On Fri, Jan 03, 2020 at 06:59:36PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote: > On Jan 03, Sudip Mukherjee wrote: > > Do we package libbpf from their github repo independent of the kernel > > update? Then we will need to remove the libbpf building bits from the > > Debian kernel source and create a

Bug#947340: linux-base: can't be upgraded

2019-12-25 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Christoph On Wed, Dec 25, 2019 at 03:06:19AM +0100, Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote: > Since last April, the package can't be upgraded as it conflicts with > the current version of kernel-common. kernel-common was neither released in Stretch, nor in Buster. > but then this should be reflected

Bug#944839: linux-image-5.2.0-0.bpo.3-rt-amd64-unsigned: issues for application crash with this kernel

2019-11-16 Thread Bastian Blank
On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 11:23:09PM -0500, westlake wrote: > When this kernel is used, the latest version of chrome crashes saying it > can't launch because it is not able to create its own sandbox. > (chrome "Version 78.0.3904.97 (Official Build) (64-bit)") Please try: | sysctl -w

Merge request friendly handling of debian/changelog

2019-10-21 Thread Bastian Blank
Moin In Debian most people prefer to have changelog entries with all changes, so changes always contain a modification to debian/changelog. If we also start to use merge requests on Salsa, all those changes will contain modifications to debian/changelog, which will usualy conflict with each

Re: Combining src:linux-latest with src:linux

2019-09-24 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Ben On Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 03:06:09PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: > Since linux and linux-latest are so closely related, should they > actually be separate source packages? I don't know the history here. It dates back to before the common linux package. Each version was it's own source

Bug#931341: linux-image-4.19.0-5-cloud-amd64 does not have /dev/rtc, used by GCE images

2019-07-02 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: severity -1 important On Tue, Jul 02, 2019 at 04:50:09PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote: > On a virtual machine running buster on Google Compute Engine, where > this kernel package is the default, I get the following messages: I remember a different report about this, but don't know where.

Re: ZFS in Buster

2019-06-06 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Zigo On Thu, Jun 06, 2019 at 02:43:16PM +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote: > In such case, would you consider maintaining this tiny patch? > https://github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/pull/61076/commits/7b77c27caa8617c82df5c5af6b9ce6ae010d7f9a Please read https://bugs.debian.org/929557. Thanks for following

Bug#929557: Please revert LTS kernel change that will break ZFS for Buster point releases

2019-06-03 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: severity -1 wishlist On Mon, Jun 03, 2019 at 06:39:39PM -0700, Mo Zhou wrote: > I believe this is a kernel bug. Instead of submitting > a grave RC for the 10.1 release, we'd better sort it out > right now before the Buster release. We already stated that we wont change it by marking

Bug#929557: linux: restore __kernel_fpu needed for zfs for AES-NI/AVX support [mainline not in debian yet]

2019-05-26 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Chris On Sat, May 25, 2019 at 10:03:07PM -0400, Chris Zubrzycki wrote: > GKH has been purging __kernel_fpu_{begin,end}() from all kernels > including LTS (4.19/5) and it's needed for AES-NI/AVX support in the zfs > package. The commit also tells you why this was done. Please bring this up to

Bug#926967: Don't recommend irqbalance (was: Re: Handling irqbalance in virtual environments)

2019-04-23 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: severity -1 serious On Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 10:56:29PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote: > > Then let's drop the recommendation. > Okay. After re-evaluating, I'll consider that a blocker. Regards, Bastian -- The more complex the mind, the greater the need for the simplicit

Bug#926967: Don't recommend irqbalance (was: Re: Handling irqbalance in virtual environments)

2019-04-12 Thread Bastian Blank
Package: src:linux Version: 4.19.28-2 Severity: important On Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 09:10:32PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: > On Fri, 2019-04-12 at 10:53 +0200, Bastian Blank wrote: > > It turns out we got again problems with irqbalance. > > > > It was added as recommends of t

Re: Handling irqbalance in virtual environments

2019-04-12 Thread Bastian Blank
On Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 10:53:47AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote: > With 4.19, even on real hardware, where interrupts have an affinity for > all cpus, each interrupt is actually delivered to different cpu. It seems a lot of this comes from https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/cover/801590/ R

Handling irqbalance in virtual environments

2019-04-12 Thread Bastian Blank
Moin It turns out we got again problems with irqbalance. It was added as recommends of the main image in 3.16, as it was reported that older kernels move all interrupts to CPU 0 without help.[1] In the meantime the kernel can do balancing on it's own. In 4.9, I've seen it working with aacraid,

Re: Testing git-debrebase/dgit in the linux git repo

2018-10-17 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Ben On Thu, Oct 04, 2018 at 12:15:44AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: > I thought I was told that team maintenance should be OK. Did I > misunderstand? Am I missing something? I played with it a little bit in a smaller context. What I understand now is that git-debrebase uses the same branch

Re: Testing git-debrebase/dgit in the linux git repo

2018-10-16 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi On Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 11:21:36PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote: > Bastian Blank writes ("Re: Testing git-debrebase/dgit in the linux git repo"): > > See https://salsa.debian.org/waldi/lvm2-gitdebrebase-test/network/master > > > > To get to this state I used the fol

Re: Testing git-debrebase/dgit in the linux git repo

2018-10-14 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Ian On Thu, Oct 04, 2018 at 02:25:17AM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote: > How big a problem this is depends how much your team works in > parallel. We are using merge requests in gitlab, to review our work. This means we have merges all over the place. I tried using git-debrebase on one of my

Bug#909827: linux-source-4.18: not configurable to my liking

2018-09-29 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi On Sat, Sep 29, 2018 at 12:26:54PM +0200, andrew glaeser wrote: > *** Reporter, please consider answering these questions, where appropriate *** > >* What led up to the situation? >* What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or > ineffective)? >* What was the

Bug#908632: linux-image-4.19.0-rc3-amd64-unsigned: kernel 4.19 fails to load amdgpu driver on R9 270X.

2018-09-11 Thread Bastian Blank
On Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 12:45:12AM -0300, felipe wrote: >The system fails to load amdgpu driver with >linux-image-4.19-rc{2,3}-amd64-unsigned, making it impossible to >start X session. I see that you use _both_ radeon and amdgpu. Is this combination even supported? | Kernel modules:

Bug#908570: linux 4.18: dmesg readable as normal user

2018-09-11 Thread Bastian Blank
On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 12:01:32PM +0200, Philipp Kern wrote: > Unfortunately I have experienced this on a rebuilt package and cannot easily > test with the one actually in Debian unstable, but for me dmesg seems to > work as a normal user again. "cat /dev/kmsg" just works: Unreproducible: | %

Bug#902248: linux-image-4.16.0-2-amd64: General protection fault (with nvidia driver) redulting in Xork proces hanging in "D" state

2018-06-23 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: reassign -1 src:nvidia-graphics-drivers Control: forcemerge 901990 -1 On Sat, Jun 23, 2018 at 11:15:07PM +0200, Lukasz Miller wrote: > After booting new kernel after the upgrade the system came up with blank > screen (initial console boot messages were visible, > but around the time

Bug#901990: linux-image-4.16.0-2-amd64: kernel BUG at startup in usercopy.c ; impossible to boot

2018-06-21 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: reassign -1 src:nvidia-graphics-drivers Control: severity -1 important Hi On Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 07:34:02AM +0200, Ara Keary wrote: > after switching to version 4.16.16-1 of linux-image-4.16.0-2-amd64 my system > does not boot anymore. I obtain a kernel BUG message in syslog in

Uploading linux (4.16.16-1)

2018-06-19 Thread Bastian Blank
I intend to upload linux 4.16.16-1 to unstable. It enables some hardening options and updates the RT patch. Regards, Bastian -- Time is fluid ... like a river with currents, eddies, backwash. -- Spock, "The City on the Edge of Forever", stardate 3134.0

Re: Archiving the kernel group repositories on Alioth

2018-04-27 Thread Bastian Blank
On Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 04:32:49PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: > There are three experimental git repositories created by Bastian that I > didn't migrate, but I don't think they need to be archived either: Yep. Bastian -- The joys of love made her human and the agonies of love destroyed her.

Bug#894030: linux-image-4.15.0-2-amd64: kernel memory leak while recording with audacity

2018-03-25 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Dominique On Sun, Mar 25, 2018 at 04:53:30PM +0200, Dominique Dumont wrote: > ** Tainted: D (128) > * Kernel has oopsed before. According to this, your kernel is not in the best of states. Maybe you want to read the fulle kernel log and see where this started? > ** Kernel log: > [

Bug#893845: initramfs-tools: Add LZ4 support

2018-03-23 Thread Bastian Blank
On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 08:16:11AM +0100, Paul Menzel wrote: > As for some users boot speed is quite important, shaving 400 ms off the boot > time is quite nice. And then they use BIOS which is aweful slow in disk access, so the time is used instead to actually read the blocks from disk? Bastian

Bug#892647: linux-image-4.14.0-0.bpo.3-amd64: Kernel panic, NULL pointer dereference in xhci_hcd

2018-03-11 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: severity -1 important Control: tag -1 moreinfo On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 07:57:11PM +0200, enyone wrote: [ no text] > ** Tainted: O (4096) > * Out-of-tree module has been loaded. Please drop this modules, they are not supported by us. After you do, please show new evidence. Bastian

Re: Migrating to Salsa

2018-02-24 Thread Bastian Blank
On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 10:55:54PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: > I just had a look at a script for Salsa migration > (https://salsa.debian.org/jcowgill/multimedia-cli/blob/master/multimedia-cli.py) > and realised that there is now a standard way to send VCS commit emails > through

Bug#891235: linux-headers-4.15.0-1-amd64: dkms modules, like zfs-dkms and spl-dkms do not compile against this kernel package

2018-02-23 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 05:39:49PM +0100, Hans Freitag wrote: > I have problems updating to kernel 4.15 due to the fact that zfs-dkms and spl- > dkms won't compile automatically anymore. There is not much that the kernel can do if other stuff does not follow. Please write the bug against

Re: Migrating to Salsa

2018-02-22 Thread Bastian Blank
On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 01:13:11AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: > * kernel-svn-changes mailing list and hook. I think this will be > redundant. Any Salsa user can "watch" a repository or group to > receive email notifications about commits. I don't know where this information is from, but

Re: armel/marvell kernel size

2018-02-17 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 01:48:51PM +0100, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote: > Did you had a chance to look at Ben's suggestions or ideas? > We would like to ideally upload a 4.15.x based version to unstable > (currently imported 4.15.4). I would start with disabling it. The armel architecture (not

Revisiting x32 ABI state

2018-02-11 Thread Bastian Blank
Moin After almost four years and due to recent changes in the syscall path, I'd like to revisit our current handling of the x32 ABI. Currently we disable support for the x32 ABI on runtime, enabling it needs a kernel command line parameter. This Debian specific change was done due to concerns

Bug#888992: linux-image-4.14.0-3-amd64: kernel oops on dpkg/apt/aptitude

2018-02-01 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: forcemerge 888954 -1 On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 07:35:00PM -0500, Scott Bailey wrote: > This bizarre behavior first appeared during the week between Christmas and > New Years (approx 28 December 2017) and has plagued me relentlessly since > that > time, across multiple kernel versions. I

Re: SLAB vs. SLUB

2018-01-23 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 05:37:44PM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: > On Thu, 2018-01-18 at 18:18 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote: > > Not sure when this came up the last time. However we seem to be the > > last large distribution to use SLAB as the kernel allocator. > > Do

SLAB vs. SLUB

2018-01-18 Thread Bastian Blank
Moin Not sure when this came up the last time. However we seem to be the last large distribution to use SLAB as the kernel allocator. Don't we want to change that some time? Bastian -- Intuition, however illogical, is recognized as a command prerogative. -- Kirk, "Obsession",

Re: Possibilities for a special Azure or cloud Linux package

2018-01-18 Thread Bastian Blank
on Azure and I'll take a look on the other clouds later. commit 5f83961cb506956f9b72c408d3f22ea48f14d0b4 (HEAD -> master, origin/master, origin/HEAD) Author: Bastian Blank <wa...@debian.org> Date: Thu Jan 18 09:15:53 2018 +0100 Add cloud-amd64 kernel flavour As dis

Re: Possibilities for a special Azure or cloud Linux package

2017-12-15 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi I forgot to add the cloud team early to this mail. On Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 01:48:53AM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: > On Fri, 2017-11-17 at 16:07 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote: > > Hi kernel team > > > > We at credativ are responsible for maintaining the Azure cloud ima

Re: Possibilities for a special Azure or cloud Linux package

2017-11-18 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 01:48:53AM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: > We've spent the last decade slowly moving away from platform-specific > to generic multiplatform kernels on ARM (and, to a lesser extent, x86). > I strongly disagree with adding a new flavour that would be specific > to one vendor's

Possibilities for a special Azure or cloud Linux package

2017-11-17 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi kernel team We at credativ are responsible for maintaining the Azure cloud images. We got asked by Microsoft to explore the possibilities of introducing a specialised Linux image for this plattform into Debian. The main enhancements we look at would be: - faster boot of the instance, -

Re: Generating a cloud / VM kernel package

2017-08-28 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 11:48:22AM +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote: > This makes the kernel binary package a lot smaller, Is the size a problem right now? > and also potentially reduces the surface of attack in case of a security > problem. What attach surface? > For

Bug#870523: linux-image-4.11.0-1-amd64 confirmed broken on another computer

2017-08-05 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 08:22:36PM +0200, Gilles Sadowski wrote: > I've just upgraded another computer from "jessie" to "stretch"; this > installed 4.11.0-1 by default, and on that machine the problem immediately No, it does not and never will. 4.11.0-1 is testing and unstable, aka Buster and

Bug#854066: linux-image-4.9.0-1-amd64: Several HP desktops do not wake up anymore since 4.9

2017-02-05 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Patrick On Fri, Feb 03, 2017 at 04:46:40PM +0100, Patrick Matthäi wrote: > Justification: causes non-serious data loss > Severity: grave Please show how it produces data loss. Output of fsck will help. > ** Tainted: OE (12288) > * Out-of-tree module has been loaded. > ** Loaded modules: >

Re: Kernel debug symbols are always NEW

2016-11-14 Thread Bastian Blank
On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 05:47:25PM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: > If I've diagnosed this correctly, I see several possible options to fix > this: > > a. dpkg excludes packages with Package-Type: debug from the Binary >field > b. dak ignores packages ending -dbgsym in the Binary field. > c.

Bug#844122: linux: allow disabling linux-source-$ver build via config

2016-11-12 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 06:18:47PM +, Luca Boccassi wrote: > Building linux-source-X.Y takes about ~10 minutes, and in the context > of a continuous integration build where the result is tested and then > discarded it is only a waste of time. Could you explain a bit more what you are doing?

Bug#825929: initramfs-tools-core - incorrect busybox relations

2016-06-07 Thread Bastian Blank
.dpkg-backup Bastian -- Bastian Blank Berater Telefon: +49 2166 9901-194 E-Mail: bastian.bl...@credativ.de credativ GmbH, HRB Mönchengladbach 12080, USt-ID-Nummer: DE204566209 Trompeterallee 108, 41189 Mönchengladbach Geschäftsführung: Dr. Michael Meskes, Jörg Folz, Sascha Heuer

Bug#825929: initramfs-tools-core - incorrect busybox relations

2016-06-07 Thread Bastian Blank
-file, according to dpkg, so it needs to be updated by other means. Bastian -- Bastian Blank Berater Telefon: +49 2166 9901-194 E-Mail: bastian.bl...@credativ.de credativ GmbH, HRB Mönchengladbach 12080, USt-ID-Nummer: DE204566209 Trompeterallee 108, 41189 Mönchengladbach Geschäftsführung: Dr. Michael Meskes, Jörg Folz, Sascha Heuer

Bug#825929: initramfs-tools-core - incorrect busybox relations

2016-05-31 Thread Bastian Blank
Package: initramfs-tools-core Version: 0.125 Severity: serious Moin update-initramfs fails if busybox is of a wrong version, however I see no breaks or conflicts to make sure the correct version is available. | Setting up linux-image-4.5.0-2-amd64 (4.5.4-1) ... |

Bug#819171: linux-image-3.16.0-4-amd64: lvm cache cachepool kernel regression, lvm stops working when upgrading from 3.16.7-ckt11-1 to 3.16.7-ckt20-1

2016-03-25 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Jelle What did you do to this poor system? On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 02:08:10PM +0100, Jelle de Jong wrote: > [ 27.687179] md/raid1:md0: active with 1 out of 2 mirrors > [ 27.693133] md0: detected capacity change from 0 to 1000194564096 > mdadm: /dev/md0 has been started with 1 drive (out

Bug#796882: hyperv-daemons: include debian specific versions of hv_get* scripts

2015-11-21 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 02:20:53PM +0900, Hideki Yamane wrote: > patch taken from ubuntu package Not acceptable. Stick to one language, not three. No new Python 2 stuff. No networkd support. PEP8 for the Python part. > +# Output: The script prints the string "Enabled" to stdout to indicate

Re: Upstream source handling

2015-11-07 Thread Bastian Blank
Ben, thanks for the comments. On Sat, Nov 07, 2015 at 01:48:51PM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: > On Tue, 2015-09-08 at 22:52 +0200, Bastian Blank wrote: > > Main principles: > So genorig.py would be replaced with 'git archive'? Yes. > > Workflow: > > - New upstream versio

Re: Upstream source handling

2015-11-07 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, Nov 07, 2015 at 02:16:13PM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: > 7. The DFSG changes are not documented in the source package > 8. Each featureset is reduced to a single patch in the source package > > (7) should be easy to fix, as the history is linear, except where we > delete part of a file.

Re: Upstream source handling

2015-09-12 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 12:52:13PM +0200, maximilian attems wrote: > shouldn't one use subtrees these days and not submodules. > submodules only live in contrib. subtrees got merged in > main git. The problems solved by subtree and submodule are different. And in the git 2.5.1, subtree is

Re: Upstream source handling

2015-09-12 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Ian On Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 10:45:50AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote: > On Tue, 2015-09-08 at 22:52 +0200, Bastian Blank wrote: > > Please take a look and let me know what you think about this variant. > > Most likely I've forgotten something, but I don't know what it is. > Th

Upstream source handling

2015-09-08 Thread Bastian Blank
Moin During the linux packaging BoF at DebConf, Ben asked for usefull upstream source handling. No compeling ones were mentioned. Some years ago (yes, years), I proposed some schema based on submodules, but never got around to actually implement it. I finally managed to do an initial

Bug#796882: hyperv-daemons: include debian specific versions of hv_get* scripts

2015-08-25 Thread Bastian Blank
On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 02:27:46PM +0200, Christoph Martin wrote: These scripts are missing from the package. Much worse, it uses popen() and therefor sh -c to execute this scripts, while being a security sensitive service. Bastian -- It is necessary to have purpose. -- Alice

Bug#782761: linux-tools: Please include tools/hv daemons in a binary

2015-08-17 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Christoph On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 03:23:32PM +0200, Christoph Martin wrote: do you see a way to get the tools/hv daemons into the 3.16 kernel for jessie in a point release? It will show up in backports. There are a lot of jessie machines running inside HyperV which will need it as soon

Re: Removing cramfs?

2015-08-16 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Ben On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 07:12:13PM +0200, Ben Hutchings wrote: Is it time to remove it? Yes, please do. Does this apply to both the kernel and the userspace part? Bastian -- Those who hate and fight must stop themselves -- otherwise it is not stopped. -- Spock, Day of

Bug#794680: drbd kernel module incompatible with drbd-utils - kernel panics

2015-08-05 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: severity -1 important Control: tag -1 moreinfo On Wed, Aug 05, 2015 at 05:17:54PM +0100, Matthew Vernon wrote: TL;DR - please provide a kernel with a newer drbd module (e.g. 8.4.6), as the current version is incompatible with stable's drbd-utils and will result in kernel panics under

Bug#790660: thinkpad yoga sometimes fails to suspend when xhci-pci is loaded

2015-06-30 Thread Bastian Blank
On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 06:05:23PM +0200, chrysn wrote: ** Tainted: O (4096) * Out-of-tree module has been loaded. ** Loaded modules: vboxpci(O) vboxnetadp(O) vboxnetflt(O) vboxdrv(O) acpi_call(O) You have several modules loaded that are not supported. You want to try it without first.

Bug#782761: linux-tools: Please include tools/hv daemons in a binary

2015-06-28 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Hideki On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 04:17:25PM +0900, Hideki Yamane wrote: Then, Debian Kernel Team, could you apply and upload packages, please? I commited an adopted version to our svn repo. Please test the changes and report back if it actually works. Bastian -- ... bacteriological

Re: Problem while trying to build a kernel with almost all Debian patches

2015-05-22 Thread Bastian Blank
On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 09:49:16AM +0200, Matthias Höschele wrote: 2. download the official 3.16.7 tarball from kernel.org # wget https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/linux-3.16.7.tar.gz Using source name linux, version 3.16.7-ckt9, dfsg 0 Extracting tarball ../linux-3.16.7.tar.gz

Bug#780346: linux-image-3.16.0-4-686-pae: Unknown problem on new kernel version causes several errors on boot

2015-03-13 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: severity -1 important On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 08:57:16AM -0400, Tiago Saboga wrote: Mar 11 19:41:56 piolho kernel: ata1.00: exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x70 SErr 0x0 action 0x6 frozen Mar 11 19:41:56 piolho kernel: ata1.00: failed command: READ FPDMA QUEUED Mar 11 19:41:56 piolho

Re: DebConf15: Call for Sprints

2015-03-02 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, Feb 28, 2015 at 11:11:50PM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: Who would be interested in doing a kernel team sprint? I would be interested. Bastian -- -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-kernel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact

Re: Some Linux kernel config options

2015-02-28 Thread Bastian Blank
On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 02:21:27AM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: CONFIG_DRM_QXL CONFIG_DRM_BOCHS I think these need new X drivers to be useful, but I'm not sure. I forgot about them. Yes, they need the X drivers from Jessie and the last time I looked at it they worked fine. The only problem

Re: [security] user mode keylogger?

2015-02-22 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 06:37:50PM +0100, U.Mutlu wrote: So, do you or anybody else know a working user-level keylogger that allows capturing/logging the keystrokes of a different user on the same machine? Try xev. Bastian -- Hailing frequencies open, Captain. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to

Bug#769844: linux: please make linux build reproducibly

2015-01-06 Thread Bastian Blank
On Mon, Jan 05, 2015 at 06:56:10PM +0100, Jérémy Bobbio wrote: We are currently experimenting with fixing mtimes in `dh_builddeb` instead of requiring a new helper. I have also done my latest experiments without `dh_strip_nondeterminism`. The attached patch adds the `-n` flag to gzip to

Bug#771379: linux-image-3.16-0.bpo.3-amd64: backport kernels not booting when root file system is on an LVM volume

2014-11-30 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, Nov 29, 2014 at 08:06:28PM +, Ben Hutchings wrote: apt-get fails to resolve this unless you add 'initramfs-tools/wheezy-backports' or '-t wheezy-backports' to the install command The backports documentation asks users to use -t …. Bastian -- Conquest is easy. Control is not.

Bug#769844: linux: please make linux build reproducibly

2014-11-16 Thread Bastian Blank
On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 12:46:45AM +0100, Jérémy Bobbio wrote: The first patch adds call to `dh_strip_nondeterminism` and `dh_fixmtimes`, both being part of the custom toolchain currently used for reproducible builds. Hence not tagging the bug with “patch” until they are integrated in

Bug#763966: linux-image-3.16-2-amd64: Fail to write on ext3 filesystem of an external USB hard drive

2014-11-09 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, Oct 04, 2014 at 12:53:29PM +0200, Sebastien Helleu wrote: ** Tainted: I (2048) * Working around severe firmware bug. You may want to search for a fixed firmware, but this may be irrelevant for the current problem. ** Kernel log: [...] This log does not show any message similar to

Bug#765904: closed by Ben Hutchings b...@decadent.org.uk (Re: Bug#765904: linux-image-3.2.0-4-amd64: i8042-based mouse/touchpad not recognized on, kernels 3.2.60-1 and above)

2014-10-20 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 08:39:16PM -0500, Erik wrote: $ uname -a Linux ebk 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.54-2 x86_64 GNU/Linux 3.2.54 is a little bit smaller than 3.2.63. So you somewhere have a stale image. Did you actually reboot? Bastian -- Earth -- mother of the most beautiful women

Re: Bug#756806: linux-image-3.14-2-amd64: Strange connection resets

2014-08-01 Thread Bastian Blank
On Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 09:51:01PM +0200, Simon Richter wrote: The connection is always terminated with an incoming RST packet from the remote server, with correct sequence number and containing data(!), so my suspicion is that sometimes packets are somehow mangled, although I don't have the

Re: New debconf template for the linux package

2014-07-06 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sun, Jul 06, 2014 at 10:25:41PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote: I intend to add a new debconf template in the linux package, that will appear on mips/mipsel systems. As English is a foreign language for me I appreciate if some people can review it. Thanks in advance. Don't you think this

Bug#751721: Figure out how to deal with ABI changes

2014-06-16 Thread Bastian Blank
Hi Phillip On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 12:31:25AM +0200, Philipp Kern wrote: There are many ways a kernel can be updated on disk that are not necessarily triggered by user action. Debian does not install any automatic update stuff, so it is always user action. Ubuntu claims with every update

Re: [PATCH 2/7] ppc64el: kernel: config: little-endian powerpc64 options

2014-05-27 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 06:52:27PM -0300, Mauricio Faria de Oliveira wrote: - CRASH_DUMP is not enabled on ppc64. I don't know why, so didn't change it. Do I really need to tell you that you can't come and work on exactly one thing without looking left and right? If you think you need it and it

Re: [PATCH 2/7] ppc64el: kernel: config: little-endian powerpc64 options

2014-05-25 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, May 24, 2014 at 06:18:57PM -0300, Mauricio Faria de Oliveira wrote: --- /dev/null +++ b/debian/config/kernelarch-powerpc/config-arch-64-le @@ -0,0 +1,74 @@ +## +## file: arch/powerpc/Kconfig +## +CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP=y +CONFIG_PPC_64K_PAGES=y +CONFIG_PPC_TRANSACTIONAL_MEM=y Nothing

Re: [PATCH 3/7] ppc64el: kernel: config: split common/big-endian powerpc64 options

2014-05-25 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, May 24, 2014 at 06:18:58PM -0300, Mauricio Faria de Oliveira wrote: index 269ddb0..77baad1 100644 --- a/debian/config/kernelarch-powerpc/config-arch-64 +++ b/debian/config/kernelarch-powerpc/config-arch-64 @@ -1,12 +1,8 @@ ## ## file: arch/powerpc/Kconfig ## -# CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP

Re: [PATCH 4/7] ppc64el: kernel: patch: temporarily disable zImage

2014-05-25 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, May 24, 2014 at 06:18:59PM -0300, Mauricio Faria de Oliveira wrote: Debian ppc64el will wait for the 'powerpc/boot: 64bit little endian wrapper' (zImage) patches upstream rather than shipping 32-bit tools for zImage. And why do you add workarounds instead of the real patch? Bastian --

Re: [PATCH 5/7] ppc64el: kernel: patch: one patch for the PowerNV platform

2014-05-25 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sat, May 24, 2014 at 06:19:00PM -0300, Mauricio Faria de Oliveira wrote: This patch didn't make mainline yet (3.15-rc6). And why? Which tree currently holds it? Bastian -- No one may kill a man. Not for any purpose. It cannot be condoned. -- Kirk, Spock's Brain, stardate

Bug#748805: System fails to boot after upgrading to linux-image-3.14-0.bpo.1-amd64 from wheezy-backports

2014-05-24 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: severity -1 normal Control: tags -1 moreinfo On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 11:31:06PM +0200, debian-b...@voidptr.de wrote: Please get a name. On-screen output during a failed boot attempt: --8-- Decompressing Linux... Parsing ELF... done. Booting the kernel. Loading, please

Re: powerpc ABI change

2014-05-14 Thread Bastian Blank
On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 02:05:34PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: Since 'asm goto' has been around for a while, I suspect that the real failure was in linking a 64-bit executable on 32-bit powerpc. Can't be. This script is called without any parameter, only the compiler. Also it does not link

Re: [RFC PATCH 2/8] ppc64el: kernel: add config (work in progress)

2014-05-13 Thread Bastian Blank
On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 01:28:24PM -0300, Mauricio Faria de Oliveira wrote: diff --git a/debian/config/kernelarch-powerpc/config-arch-64-le b/debian/config/kernelarch-powerpc/config-arch-64-le Please split this in little endian dependant and generic stuff. Bastian -- Women professionals do

Re: [RFC PATCH 1/8] ppc64el: kernel: add arch in defines files

2014-05-13 Thread Bastian Blank
On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 01:28:23PM -0300, Mauricio Faria de Oliveira wrote: diff --git a/debian/config/powerpc/defines b/debian/config/powerpc/defines index a11a336..ee929e5 100644 --- a/debian/config/powerpc/defines +++ b/debian/config/powerpc/defines @@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ flavours: + powerpc64le

Re: powerpc ABI change

2014-05-13 Thread Bastian Blank
On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 02:00:29AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: I tried building 3.14.3-1 on powerpc, and that failed with a large ABI change (about 7000 out of 13000 symbols changed). Okay, I can reproduce this with 3.14.2-1 in the powerpc64 image (not the powerpc image). So I think that this

Re: powerpc ABI change

2014-05-13 Thread Bastian Blank
On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 09:04:45PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote: Are you sure that powerpc is the only affected? This looks pretty much like an unstable compiler support check. This script hides any output, so we have no way to see what happened: | ifeq ($(shell $(CONFIG_SHELL) $(srctree)/scripts

Bug#746488: linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64: Random shutdowns from signal 15

2014-05-01 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: tag -1 moreinfo On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 09:25:34AM -0500, Justin McZeal wrote: It seems like we are getting random shutdowns, typically sometime between 7-9am CST. The last message in the logs is that a signal 15 was sent to all processes. Due to the nature of our business, we don't

Bug#746473: BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at 0000000000001b90

2014-05-01 Thread Bastian Blank
On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 01:36:49PM +0300, root wrote: dmesg showed the log below The output of dmesg looks different (no leading time). Also it is truncated. You can try using a serial console or netconsole to catch the

Bug#739162: linux-image-3.12-0.bpo.1-rt-686-pae: Does not boot. Hangs on Booting the kernel.

2014-02-16 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: severity 739162 important On Sun, Feb 16, 2014 at 11:36:30AM +0100, Jan Visser wrote: Severity: critical Justification: breaks the whole system No. It breaks itself. Please remove quiet from the command line and whow the complete output. Bastian -- Peace was the way.

Bug#738972: linux - Support for AACRAID series 7/8/9 controllers

2014-02-14 Thread Bastian Blank
Source: linux Version: 3.2.54-2 Severity: important Please add support for AACRAID series 7/8/9 controllers. Preliminary list of commits: - 116046127d1a3bad2853d02781ad9fee33f05e5a - 715525057423eeb6308d2c605ae9ec8325e43858 - maybe 2b4df6ea53d05625e9ca2dd73bc0e831976e009d Bastian -- System

Bug#733551: Sanitation of CPU-state when switching from virtual-8086 mode to other task incomplete

2013-12-29 Thread Bastian Blank
Control: tag -1 moreinfo On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 09:12:35PM +, halfdog wrote: When executing code in virtual-8086 mode via vm86 syscall, kernel seems to perform incomplete CPU state sanitation when switching tasks, thus causing OOPSes or complete machine lockup. You only showed exceptions

Bug#728535: which size increment to expect

2013-11-17 Thread Bastian Blank
On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 11:15:13AM +0100, Geert Stappers wrote: Op 2013-11-17 om 10:55 schreef Geert Stappers: Edit on the kernel module source file, to add USB ID. Executed `fakeroot debian/rules binary-arh Produced a same size .ko, but it should be bigger due the extra USB ID Is it

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