Re: [SOLVED] Unbootable after kernel upgrade: Lilo can't load kernel

2010-05-30 Thread Frans Pop
reopen 505609 reassign 505609 linux-2.6 affects 505609 lilo thanks Stephen Powell wrote: The real question is, Why didn't the map installer get run during the kernel upgrade? [...] So is this a bug in the kernel maintainer scripts? Or is it a feature? I don't know. I'll leave that up to

Bug#580799: linux-image-2.6.32-5-sparc64: Should include pata_cmd64x driver instead of cmd64x

2010-05-08 Thread Frans Pop
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.32-12 Severity: serious Because of the IDE - ATA transition for Squeeze the pata_cmd64x driver should be enabled instead of the (old) cmd64x driver. AFAIK the pata_cmd64x has been tested and is known to work correctly. My system failed to boot after updrading to

Re: Bug#580265: Failed netinst

2010-05-05 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 580265 linux-2.6 2.6.32-9 thanks On Tuesday 04 May 2010, Gmail Notifier wrote: 00:19.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation 82578DC Gigabit Network Connection [8086:10f0] (rev 06)         Subsystem: Intel Corporation Device [8086:0037]         Kernel driver in use: e1000e

Bug#549681: needs MODULES=dep on some PowerPC systems

2010-03-23 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 549681 base-installer severity 549681 normal tag 549681 help user debian-b...@lists.debian.org usertag 549681 powerpc thanks On Wednesday 24 March 2010, maximilian attems wrote: some OpenFirmware implementations, such as the one in the PegasosII, have a 12 MB size limit on kernel

Re: PATA transition

2010-03-21 Thread Frans Pop
On Sunday 21 March 2010, Ben Hutchings wrote: On Fri, 2010-03-19 at 03:29 +, Marco d'Itri wrote: elen...@planet.nl wrote: I don't think the first would be a very good idea as it means that we'll still not be rid of the IDE drivers. It seems better to concentrate the Indeed.

Re: PATA transition

2010-03-18 Thread Frans Pop
(Replying to the list only; please CC me on replies as I'm not subscribed) On Thursday 18 March 2010, Ben Hutchings wrote: PATA drivers of either flavour are mostly selected on a per-architecture basis, and no change has been made to non-x86. If people are willing to test on the non-x86

Re: PATA transition

2010-03-18 Thread Frans Pop
(Please CC on replies.) On Thursday 18 March 2010, Ben Hutchings wrote: On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 05:05:47PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote: On Thursday 18 March 2010, Ben Hutchings wrote: PATA drivers of either flavour are mostly selected on a per-architecture basis, and no change has been made

Re: Bug#572787: debian-installer: 64bit install hangs after Booting the kernel

2010-03-06 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 572787 linux-2.6 2.6.32-9 thanks On Saturday 06 March 2010, Marc Haber wrote: a hp ProLiant DL385 G6 does not boot the daily installer image in 64bit mode. The box is a Dual Six-Core Opteron with 80 Gig of RAM. Trying a 64 bit expert install, vga=normal is needed to get output at

Bug#529567: linux-image-2.6.26-1-486: kernel BUG at mm/mmap.c:2075

2010-03-03 Thread Frans Pop
On Wednesday 03 March 2010, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote: As for Lenny; is this error reproducible on your system with low memory, so that we can test it (e.g. by exhausting system memory)? I've tried to put a virtual machine under memory pressure, but couldn't trigger the error in my limited

Re: failure to remove+purge debian package generated by make deb-pkg

2010-03-01 Thread Frans Pop
On Monday 01 March 2010, Uwe Kleine-König wrote: It's already fixed in 072ad3179c526b90b57719e127de851182b04c4c[1] == 0.93.4-16-g02cb277. Should I report the problem anyhow? That would seem rather pointless. Cheers, FJP -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-kernel-requ...@lists.debian.org

Re: failure to remove+purge debian package generated by make deb-pkg

2010-02-25 Thread Frans Pop
Uwe Kleine-König wrote: I created and successfully installed a custom kernel package using $(make deb-pkg). Then after a failed boot test I removed it and then thought that I actually want to purge it. Cannot delete /boot/initrd.img-2.6.33-rc8-rt, doesn't exist. run-parts:

Bug#512679: initramfs-tools: 'more' pager is broken in initramfs shell

2010-02-21 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 512679 initramfs-tools 0.92o thanks I can reproduce the problem for Lenny in the initramfs debug shell, but more works fine if I do 'busybox sh' and then 'find | more'. I guess that the most likely cause of the problem is either console or keyboard configuration in the initramfs

Bug#569351: linux-2.6: Please support newer Areca controllers

2010-02-11 Thread Frans Pop
On Friday 12 February 2010, Ben Hutchings wrote: Perhaps it is not included in the appropriate d-i package? arcmsr has been included in scsi-extra-modules since Nov 2006, if available for an architecture. For amd64: $ dpkg -c scsi-extra-modules-2.6.30-2-amd64-di_1.61_amd64.udeb | grep arcmsr

Re: Bug#565639: SunBlade 1000 installation report - boot fails after installation

2010-01-28 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 565639 linux-2.6 2.6.30-8 severity 565639 serious affects 565639 debian-installer On Sunday 24 January 2010, Jurij Smakov wrote: Adding kernel team for comment: it looks like the value returned by uname -m has changed from 'sparc64' in kernel 2.6.26 to 'sparc' in 2.6.30 (and,

Bug#562525: linux-2.6: [s390] Etch proposed-updates kernel boot failure

2010-01-19 Thread Frans Pop
On Tuesday 19 January 2010, dann frazier wrote: This fixes the issue for me, can you verify? zelenka.debian.org:~dannf/linux-image-2.6.18-6-s390_2.6.18.dfsg.1-27~562 525.testfix.1_s390.deb Works for me too. Thanks. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-kernel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a

Re: Bug#565511: ext4.ko module missing from initramfs

2010-01-16 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 565511 initramfs-tools 0.93.4 retitle 565511 ext4.ko module missing from dep initramfs thanks On Saturday 16 January 2010, ael wrote: On further investigation, I find that /lib/modules/2.6.30-2-686/kernel/fs/ext4/ext4.ko is missing from the initramfs. I assume that this explains

Bug#565511: ext4.ko module missing from initramfs

2010-01-16 Thread Frans Pop
On Sunday 17 January 2010, Frans Pop wrote: On Saturday 16 January 2010, ael wrote: On further investigation, I find that   /lib/modules/2.6.30-2-686/kernel/fs/ext4/ext4.ko is missing from the initramfs. I assume that this explains the failure. I do now seem to remember   choosing

Bug#562525: linux-2.6: [s390] Etch proposed-updates kernel boot failure

2010-01-03 Thread Frans Pop
On Sunday 03 January 2010, dann frazier wrote: Thanks. This suggests that the fixes for CVE-2009-0029 are causal. To verify, can you test this kernel which drops only those fixes? zelenka.debian.org:~dannf/linux-headers-2.6.18-6-s390_2.6.18.dfsg.1-26et ch1+nocve20090029_s390.deb

Bug#562525: linux-2.6: [s390] Etch proposed-updates kernel boot failure

2010-01-02 Thread Frans Pop
On Saturday 02 January 2010, you wrote: Can you try: zelenka.debian.org:~dannf/linux-image-2.6.18-6-s390_2.6.18.dfsg.1-26etch 1+div64_s390.deb Linux version 2.6.18-6-s390 (Debian 2.6.18.dfsg.1-26etch1+div64) [...] Failed to execute /init Kernel panic - not syncing: No init found. Try passing

Bug#562525: linux-2.6: [s390] Etch proposed-updates kernel boot failure

2009-12-25 Thread Frans Pop
Package: linux-2.6 Severity: serious Version: 2.6.18.dfsg.1-26etch1 Tags: d-i X-Debbugs-CC: da...@debian-org While testing the update for oldstable of debian-installer on my Hercules s390 emulator, I found that the new kernel fails to boot. It fails to execute init after loading the initramfs.

Re: Bits from the kernel team

2009-12-22 Thread Frans Pop
Kurt Roeckx wrote: Now that we have a 2.6.32 kernel in unstable, can you updates us on the various things mentioned in this mail? I have another question. The naming policy for linux-image packages seems to have changed: instead of an ABI we now have trunk. First I thought this was a bug, but

Heads-up: nfs-kernel-server package will break with 2.6.32

2009-11-05 Thread Frans Pop
JFYI. Yesterday I found that the nfs-kernel-server init script will fail with 2.6.32 because a test if the kernel has NFS support fails due to the fact that the symbol it tests for no longer exists in /proc/kallsyms. For details: http://bugs.debian.org/554508 Cheers, FJP -- To UNSUBSCRIBE,

Bug#553056: initramfs-tools: Duplicate scripts under /etc/kernel/*.d/

2009-10-29 Thread Frans Pop
Package: initramfs-tools Version: 0.93.4 Severity: important I noticed that I now have what seems to be duplicate hook scripts: /etc/kernel$ ls * postinst.d: 10initramfs initramfs-tools postrm.d: 10initramfs initramfs-tools Reason is probably that these are conffiles, which don't get removed

Upstream plans to add a + suffix to kernel versions

2009-10-15 Thread Frans Pop
Hi, On lkml there's a discussion about unconditionally adding a + to the kernel version if it is being built from a version control system and there are commits after the last tagged release. So, during the merge window you would no longer get '2.6.31', but '2.6.31+'. This is mostly targeted

Bug#550990: IPv6 is broken

2009-10-15 Thread Frans Pop
Looks a lot like http://bugs.debian.org/494311 (which is still open...). Cheers, FJP -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-kernel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#508492: linux-image-2.6.26-1-parisc64: [hppa64] XFS internal error xlog_valid_rec_header(2)

2009-09-08 Thread Frans Pop
Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote: Adding debian-hppa in the loop: Is this a known issue and specific to hppa? (Since otherwise I would suppose there were earlier reports from the more widely used archs). A quick google for xlog_valid_rec_header suggests [1] that this is neither a recent issue, nor

Bug#539378: [hppa]: fails to load nfs module: Global Offset Table overflow

2009-08-05 Thread Frans Pop
tags 539378 fixed-upstream thanks Fix is now in upstream mainline: b4f2e2ad5348063ef94aa623f6f09b52ecaf0990 -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-kernel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Bug#539378: [hppa]: fails to load nfs module: Global Offset Table

2009-08-01 Thread Frans Pop
tags 539378 patch thanks On Saturday 01 August 2009, Helge Deller wrote: Kyle, you beat me. Attached is my patch Tested and works. Works for me too. Cool. Your patch contained a few whitespace errors and, because of that, one unnecessary change. Attached a version with those cleaned

Bug#539378: [hppa]: fails to load nfs module: Global Offset Table

2009-08-01 Thread Frans Pop
On Saturday 01 August 2009, Carlos O'Donell wrote: I suggest you use Dave's patch please, it is IMO the most correct patch. Right. I think the original patch is probably responsible for endless errors on shutdown/reboot: Bad Address (null pointer deref?): Code=15 regs=bea7cf70

Bug#539369: linux-2.6: parisc64-smp fails to boot on J5600: Badness at smp.c:369

2009-07-31 Thread Frans Pop
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.30-3 Severity: important The 2.6.30-1-parisc64-smp kernel fails to boot on my J5600 system. The non-smp kernel does boot correctly and the oops also indicates an smp problem. Boot log from serial console attached. -- System Information: Debian Release:

Bug#539369: linux-2.6: parisc64-smp fails to boot on J5600: Badness at smp.c:369

2009-07-31 Thread Frans Pop
Hmm. The Badness at smp.c warning isn't new of course. That was also there with .24 and .26 (the last working kernel I have). What is new is that the boot now hangs immediately after that point. I also note the following in the boot messages: unwind_init: start = 0x404b9144, end = 0x404e5204,

Bug#539378: [hppa]: fails to load nfs module: Global Offset Table overflow

2009-07-31 Thread Frans Pop
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.26-15 Severity: normal Affects both stable and unstable! kernel: Linux version 2.6.26-2-parisc64-smp [...] kernel: nfs: Global Offset Table overflow (used 1075, allowed 1023) kernel: Linux version 2.6.30-1-parisc64 [...] kernel: nfs: Global Offset Table overflow

Bug#539369: linux-2.6: parisc64-smp fails to boot on J5600: Badness at smp.c:369

2009-07-31 Thread Frans Pop
On Friday 31 July 2009, Frans Pop wrote: Hmm. The Badness at smp.c warning isn't new of course. That was also there with .24 and .26 (the last working kernel I have). What is new is that the boot now hangs immediately after that point. Whatever the problem is, it looks to be solved

Bug#539369: linux-2.6: parisc64-smp fails to boot on J5600: Badness at smp.c:369

2009-07-31 Thread Frans Pop
On Friday 31 July 2009, Carlos O'Donell wrote: I'm glad this is fixed in 2.6.31-rc4, do you need any more help from the porters? Well, it might be nice if the responsible change(s) could be identified. Possibly they could be applied/backported to .30. Not sure if it's worth the effort. It

Re: Kernel BoF, 29th July

2009-07-29 Thread Frans Pop
On Tuesday 28 July 2009, Ben Hutchings wrote: There will be a second kernel BoF/meeting tomorrow (29th July) at 16:00-18:00 local time (14:00-16:00 UTC). I would like to discuss a possible lenny-and-1/2 kernel release. There should be time to discuss several other issues. Are there logs of

Re: Kernel BoF, 29th July

2009-07-29 Thread Frans Pop
On Wednesday 29 July 2009, maximilian attems wrote: Are there logs of the two meetings? well the second meeting got shortcut by recent events, first meeting yes: http://charm.itp.tuwien.ac.at/~mattems/%23debian-kernel.2009-07-25.log Thx. Just for the record, the following is NOT correct:

Re: Kernel BoF, 29th July

2009-07-29 Thread Frans Pop
On Wednesday 29 July 2009, you wrote: Just for the record, the following is NOT correct: 10:09 maks otavio: only linux-modules-extra 10:09 maks nothing d-i uses and nothing one should really have to care. D-I uses the loop-aes modules (for encrypted partitioning) and that is exactly

Re: Kernel BoF, 29th July

2009-07-29 Thread Frans Pop
On Wednesday 29 July 2009, Frans Pop wrote: On Wednesday 29 July 2009, you wrote: Just for the record, the following is NOT correct: 10:09 maks otavio: only linux-modules-extra 10:09 maks nothing d-i uses and nothing one should really have to care. D-I uses the loop-aes modules

Bug#538898: Squeeze install hangs at Setting console to Unicode

2009-07-27 Thread Frans Pop
On Monday 27 July 2009, Felix Zielcke wrote: Am Montag, den 27.07.2009, 22:11 +0200 schrieb Felix Zielcke: Am Montag, den 27.07.2009, 14:29 -0500 schrieb David A. Greene: Boot of any install method freezes after the message Setting console to Unicode appears. Immediately prior to the

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-21 Thread Frans Pop
Note that an additional issue was found with 2.6.27 after the change to -fno-strict-overflow. See http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/20/80 and follow-ups for details. The cause (compiler bug in gcc-4.2.4) was identified in http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/21/423 and it looks like it's going to be fixed

Bug#536354: please verify build

2009-07-20 Thread Frans Pop
On Sunday 19 July 2009, dann frazier wrote: A fix has been committed in r13974 and an s390 build should appear in the lenny suite of the snapshot archive after the next daily build cycle. Can you test a 2.6.26-18~snapshot.13974 (or greater) build when it appears?

Bug#537152: update-initramfs fails to create initrd image

2009-07-17 Thread Frans Pop
On Friday 17 July 2009, maximilian attems wrote: On Fri, 17 Jul 2009, Michalis Georgiou wrote: i did what i describe above. i chose targeted, installation failed and at that time i opened a console and gave : sh -x mkinitramfs -o /tmp/bla the output is : sh: can't open mkinitramfs.

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-16 Thread Frans Pop
On Wednesday 15 July 2009, dann frazier wrote: On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 11:22:12AM +0200, Frans Pop wrote: Linus has committed a different solution: replacing -fwrapv by -fno-strict-overflow. See upstream commit a137802ee839ace40079bebde24cfb416f73208a. I tried applying that fix

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-16 Thread Frans Pop
On Thursday 16 July 2009, Frans Pop wrote: On Wednesday 15 July 2009, dann frazier wrote: On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 11:22:12AM +0200, Frans Pop wrote: Linus has committed a different solution: replacing -fwrapv by -fno-strict-overflow. See upstream commit

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-13 Thread Frans Pop
Linus has committed a different solution: replacing -fwrapv by -fno-strict-overflow. See upstream commit a137802ee839ace40079bebde24cfb416f73208a. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-kernel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org

Re: Coordinating efforts to get a new kernel in testing?

2009-07-11 Thread Frans Pop
On Saturday 11 July 2009, Luk Claes wrote: what are the remaining issues that you are concerned about? The ones that prevent linux-2.6 from migrating once it would be unblocked. Like FTBFS of linux-modules-extra-2.6 on 3 architectures I guess? That seemed to me like a valid reason not to

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-10 Thread Frans Pop
On Friday 10 July 2009, dann frazier wrote: Maybe the -fwrapv change? Bingo. Makes a lot of sense too for an issue related to gcc version. Reverting only that patch on top of -17 results in good boot too. Gah! And it's even a known issue: - http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13012 -

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-10 Thread Frans Pop
tags 536354 patch thanks On Friday 10 July 2009, Frans Pop wrote: On Friday 10 July 2009, dann frazier wrote: Maybe the -fwrapv change? Bingo. Makes a lot of sense too for an issue related to gcc version. I've proposed the attached patch on lkml: http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/10/49. From

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-10 Thread Frans Pop
On Friday 10 July 2009, Ben Hutchings wrote: On Fri, 2009-07-10 at 09:51 +0200, Frans Pop wrote: On Friday 10 July 2009, Frans Pop wrote: On Friday 10 July 2009, dann frazier wrote: Maybe the -fwrapv change? Bingo. Makes a lot of sense too for an issue related to gcc version

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-10 Thread Frans Pop
On Friday 10 July 2009, Frans Pop wrote: I've proposed the attached patch on lkml: http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/10/49. The version check in the patch was incorrect. Here's an improved version that also allows -fwrapv for gcc 4.2. See also the follow ups on lkml. From: Frans Pop elen

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-09 Thread Frans Pop
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.26-17 Severity: important A user reported on d-s390 [1] that a Lenny installation on s390 failed with a kernel panic during boot. I could reproduce the panic on my Hercules system using the installer. I then installed the current Lenny kernel on my installed

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-09 Thread Frans Pop
A user reported on d-s390 [1] that a Lenny installation on s390 failed with a kernel panic during boot. I could reproduce the panic on my Hercules system using the installer. Hmmm. This is fun. If I cross-compile the kernel myself it boots fine. I used my own cross-build system for this, not

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-09 Thread Frans Pop
On Thursday 09 July 2009, dann frazier wrote: The buildd log shows that 2.6.26-17 was built w/ gcc-4.1_4.1.2-25. Is there a cross-compiler available w/ that version? Unfortunately not that I know of. Packages currently available on emdebian are incomplete. And I've had very mixed results

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-09 Thread Frans Pop
On Thursday 09 July 2009, dann frazier wrote: On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 10:05:15AM -0600, dann frazier wrote: Here's a simple rebuild from zelenka's lenny chroot: http://people.debian.org/~dannf/bugs/536354/ Thanks Dann. That paniced too. After that I've managed after all to build a 4.1 cross

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-09 Thread Frans Pop
On Thursday 09 July 2009, Frans Pop wrote: Here's what I currently know for certain: * 2.6.26-13 built with gcc-4.1 (4.1.2-24) boots [2] * 2.6.26-17 built with gcc-4.1 (4.1.2-25) panics * 2.6.26-17 built with gcc-4.2 (4.2.4-6) boots Bisect... - the following all built with gcc-4.1 (4.1.2-25

Bug#536354: linux-2.6: [s390,lenny] kernel panic during boot

2009-07-09 Thread Frans Pop
On Thursday 09 July 2009, dann frazier wrote: I'd suggest the CVE-2009-0029 fixes. Lots of arch-specific stuff in there. Nope. Other suggestions welcome. I'll nail it down tomorrow. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-kernel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble?

Bug#534716: RM: firmware-*-di -- NBS; obsolete

2009-06-26 Thread Frans Pop
Package: ftp.debian.org Severity: normal The non-free/debian-installer section in unstable contains a number of firmware udebs built from ancient versions of firmware-nonfree. These udebs have never been used and should really have been automatically cleaned from the archive ages ago. Please

Bug#529567: linux-image-2.6.26-1-486: kernel BUG at mm/mmap.c:2075

2009-05-20 Thread Frans Pop
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.26-13lenny2 I got the following BUG in my logs. This is on a system with very little memory. kernel: [4205017.800545] sed[4196]: segfault at 13b0f4 ip b7e7c013 sp bfe7eb70 error 4 in libc-2.7.so[b7e21000+138000] kernel: [4205017.801686] [ cut here

Bug#513695: fetchmail: race in MSG_PEEK

2009-05-09 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 513695 linux-2.6 2.6.28-1 forwarded 513695 http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg96676.html tags 513695 patch thanks The cause of these errors has been traced to the kernel. The errors are bogus and due to a test that's no longer correct after a code change in 2.6.28. The errors have

Re: 2.6.29-4 FTBFS on sparc

2009-05-04 Thread Frans Pop
Bastian Blank wrote: On Mon, May 04, 2009 at 10:50:58AM +0100, Jurij Smakov wrote: 2.6.29-4 failed to build on sparc: Already known. I can investigate, but if you know off the top of your head what can be causing it (missing zImage file after the build), please let me know. This is

Bug#525958: Disable CONFIG_PROM_CONSOLE on sparc - also affects Lenny!

2009-05-03 Thread Frans Pop
found 525958 2.6.26-15 thanks If I understand David Miller correctly, this also affects stable kernels. Here's a message I received from him for #504721 against D-I's rootskel (which was rejected because that bug's already been archived). I'm not sure if changing this is appropriate for

Bug#523942: linux-image-2.6.26-2-s390 will not boot!

2009-04-20 Thread Frans Pop
Could http://bugs.debian.org/511334 be related to your problem? There's a link to patch in one of the last messages. See especially messages #57 and #65. Cheers, FJP -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-kernel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact

Bug#523942: linux-image-2.6.26-2-s390 will not boot!

2009-04-20 Thread Frans Pop
STEPHEN POWELL wrote: My problem, on the other hand, has always been that the kernel hangs right before the permanent root file system gets mounted. I've always been able to get that far but no farther. For me, the key is that the s390x kernel works flawlessly, but the s390 kernel hangs.

Re: Standardizing use of kernel hook scripts

2009-04-02 Thread Frans Pop
Darren Salt wrote: I demand that Manoj Srivastava may or may not have written... On Wed, Apr 01 2009, Frans Pop wrote: But is anyone still using it? Is there any current reason to support it I think that there are Debian users who use that option of make-kpkg, and I have not seen any

Re: Standardizing use of kernel hook scripts

2009-04-01 Thread Frans Pop
(dropping ltsp as the list is moderated) Manoj Srivastava wrote: My patch series for the upstream kernel contains roughly the following changes: [...] Where are these patches? Only just submitted: http://marc.info/?l=linux-kbuildm=123861445626856w=2 maks has also submitted a set

Re: Standardizing use of kernel hook scripts

2009-04-01 Thread Frans Pop
On Wednesday 01 April 2009, maximilian attems wrote: On Wed, 01 Apr 2009, maximilian attems wrote: what be cool would be to have it use debhelper instead of the dpkg call. I disagree. deb-pkg only creates a two binary packages. It's not a normal package build process at all and the direct

Re: Standardizing use of kernel hook scripts

2009-04-01 Thread Frans Pop
(dropping ltsp as the list is moderated) On Wednesday 01 April 2009, maximilian attems wrote: On Wed, 25 Mar 2009, Frans Pop wrote: I'm not sure whether this discussion should happen here (d-kernel + selected interested parties) or would be better held on d-devel. If ppl think it would

Re: Standardizing use of kernel hook scripts

2009-04-01 Thread Frans Pop
Manoj Srivastava wrote: On Wed, Apr 01 2009, Frans Pop wrote: (i.e. is there any reason to _add_ support for it in deb-pkg or in whatever the kernel team is planning)? I think so. If we do standardize on /etc/kernel/*.d directories as the place where kernel packages will look

Re: Standardizing use of kernel hook scripts

2009-03-31 Thread Frans Pop
As there haven't been any replies to my mail yet, I'm just going to push my patches for the deb-pkg target upstream. The only really important issue is the passing of maintainer script parameters as described below. I hope we can standardize on that. Cheers, FJP Frans Pop wrote: Maintainer

Standardizing use of kernel hook scripts

2009-03-24 Thread Frans Pop
Hi all, I'm not sure whether this discussion should happen here (d-kernel + selected interested parties) or would be better held on d-devel. If ppl think it would be better on d-devel, then please let me know and I'll restart it there. Sorry if any of this has already been discussed or

Bug#518412: linux-2.6 install errors due to incompatible depmod files [was Re: Bug#518412: initramfs-tools: must support relative paths in modules.dep ]

2009-03-22 Thread Frans Pop
On Friday 20 March 2009, Michal Marek wrote: Frans Pop napsal(a): The use case here, which I suspect is not all that uncommon, is that I built a kernel from upstream source on a (Debian unstable) system with the new version of depmod and then installed that kernel on a (Debian stable

Bug#511334: S390 boot fails on Flex-ES machine

2009-03-19 Thread Frans Pop
tags 511334 patch thanks On Thursday 19 March 2009, Adam Thornton wrote: This appears to fix the problem, in that I get much farther and then get stuck in the init-premount scripts because it can't vary my root disk online. But *that* is probably because, on this host, I've been using

Bug#518412: initramfs-tools: must support relative paths in modules.dep

2009-03-19 Thread Frans Pop
On Thursday 19 March 2009, maximilian attems wrote: Recently kernels I built from upstream kernel source failed to boot after unpacking them because no modules got included in the initramfs initrd (and thus no root file system). This problem was solved after downgrading to m-i-t 3.4.1.

Bug#518412: initramfs-tools: must support relative paths in modules.dep

2009-03-19 Thread Frans Pop
On Thursday 19 March 2009, maximilian attems wrote: thanks for quick feedback. On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 05:15:06PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote: You have to build a kernel from source while having the new m-i-t installed. And then install that kernel *without* running depmod (which is currently

Bug#518412: initramfs-tools: must support relative paths in modules.dep

2009-03-19 Thread Frans Pop
On Thursday 19 March 2009, maximilian attems wrote: copied over that file and saw still no sign of a trouble: mkinitramfs -v -o /tmp/foo | head -n 12 Here's the actual depmod command executed during a kernel build: /sbin/depmod -ae -F System.map -b

Bug#518412: linux-2.6 install errors due to incompatible depmod files [was Re: Bug#518412: initramfs-tools: must support relative paths in modules.dep ]

2009-03-19 Thread Frans Pop
(lkml dropped) On Thursday 19 March 2009, Jon Masters wrote: On Thu, 2009-03-19 at 21:13 +0100, maximilian attems wrote: That would mean that m-i-t has created a backwards incompatibility problem _with itself_ and that the problem actually is installing a kernel, that was built on a

Bug#518412: linux-2.6 install errors due to incompatible depmod files [was Re: Bug#518412: initramfs-tools: must support relative paths in modules.dep ]

2009-03-19 Thread Frans Pop
On Thursday 19 March 2009, Jon Masters wrote: Yes, it was a bad idea of mine (perhaps) to change the existing file format and I've learned something, but it should only have affected for example that 3.4 release you're using. Do you mean that earlier versions are not affected? Hasn't depmod

Bug#518412: linux-2.6 install errors due to incompatible depmod files [was Re: Bug#518412: initramfs-tools: must support relative paths in modules.dep ]

2009-03-19 Thread Frans Pop
On Thursday 19 March 2009, Jon Masters wrote: [...] I understand how and why and when it works now. I can also easily avoid the problem now that I know about it. The question here is if the breakage is really necessary. I ran into the problem within days of installing the new m-i-t. I don't

Bug#518412: linux-2.6 install errors due to incompatible depmod files [was Re: Bug#518412: initramfs-tools: must support relative paths in modules.dep ]

2009-03-19 Thread Frans Pop
On Friday 20 March 2009, Jon Masters wrote: Sure, if there are very strong reasons to break things, fine. But whenever possible the kernel has ensured backwards compatibility, mostly only _after_ someone complained. Think of the i386 and x86_64 symlinks after the x86 integration, think of

Bug#511334: #511334 debian-installer: S390 boot fails on Flex-ES machine

2009-03-18 Thread Frans Pop
Adam, Can you test if the following patch on top of the Debian 2.6.26 kernel fixes the problem for you? http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/3/18/79 Please CC me when you reply! Thanks, FJP -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-kernel-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble?

Bug#511334: debian-installer: S390 boot fails on Flex-ES machine

2009-03-12 Thread Frans Pop
I think this bug is related to an issue I've seen myself with 2.6.28. The symptoms (point where the boot hangs) are somewhat similar at least. There seems to be a bug in the kernel's timekeeping code which can manifest itself differently depending on the (emulated) hardware clock. My issue was

Re: Bug#518407: module-init-tools: Invalid modules.dep file created during upstream kernel build

2009-03-05 Thread Frans Pop
On Friday 06 March 2009, Marco d'Itri wrote: On Mar 05, Frans Pop elen...@planet.nl wrote: The problem seems to be that depmod, which is run as part of the build, generates a modules.dep file with incomplete paths. These incomplete paths in turn cause initramfs-tools to create a broken

Bug#515695: installation-reports: USB Install fails when too many ISOs are found

2009-02-16 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 515695 iso-scan thanks On Tuesday 17 February 2009, Rohan Dhruva wrote: Comments/Problems: My /dev/hda5 is a vfat partition having many (upwards of 15) ISOs. They are all present in a single directory in the root, so debian installer did check them. That is an extremely unusual

Udeb migrations (was: Meeting(s) at FOSDEM)

2009-02-08 Thread Frans Pop
As requested during the meeting here are two links that explain udeb migration. The first also has a proposal how to improve udeb support in britney. Please ignore the introductory comment about the python implementation of britney. Note that the proposal is not a perfect solution. For that

Re: Meeting(s) at FOSDEM

2009-02-05 Thread Frans Pop
On Thursday 05 February 2009, Steve McIntyre wrote: On Sun, Feb 01, 2009 at 02:53:58PM +, Steve McIntyre wrote: Hi folks, Apologies for the massive cross-posting, but I'm trying to arrange some discussions between the various teams, or at least those members who will be at FOSDEM.

Re: Bug#511334: debian-installer: S390 boot fails on Flex-ES machine

2009-01-09 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 511334 linux-2.6 2.6.26-12 thanks On Friday 09 January 2009, Adam Thornton wrote: S390 boot fails (sometimes just after detecting memory, sometimes after detecting devices) on z/VM 5.2 and a Flex-ES machine. Since there are reports of d-i working on z9 boxes, I suspect the issue is

Re: Bug#509202: sparc on Sun Fire V880 fails due to unaligned access

2009-01-07 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 509202 linux-2.6 2.6.26-12 thanks Reassigning to the kernel team and informing Sparc porters. Original report contains full log with kernel oopses. Cheers, FJP On Wednesday 07 January 2009, Adrian Knoth wrote: When trying to boot the debian sparc kernels

Bug#416208: Installation report HP-715/64 (HIL)

2008-12-24 Thread Frans Pop
On Wednesday 24 December 2008, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote: Is it possible that someone from the debian-installer teams add this modprobe hilkbd somewhere to the bootup process? This modprobe should also be carried over to the installed system afterwards. I'm willing to test any temporary

Bug#506711: kernel-package: [sparc] no longer produces compressed kernels for linux-2.6

2008-11-23 Thread Frans Pop
Package: kernel-package Version: 11.0011 Severity: serious Tags: d-i Justification: kernels built using this break sparc D-I builds Daily builds of D-I for sparc have been failing with: gzip: ./tmp/netboot/vmlinuz-2.6.26-1-sparc64: not in gzip format This has been traced to the fact that the

Re: Bug#506711: kernel-package: [sparc] no longer produces compressed kernels for linux-2.6

2008-11-23 Thread Frans Pop
On Monday 24 November 2008, Manoj Srivastava wrote: Could you provide more detail, please? This is not enough to indicate where the fault lies. At a minimum, the kernel package invocation line, and the full logs of the build where failure was noticed should be provided to the bug

Re: Bug#504016: Lenny Beta II + daily build, kernel dies after initrd.gz....ready.

2008-11-05 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 504016 linux-2.6 thanks On Saturday 01 November 2008, Hans-Joachim Zierke wrote: But I found it by completely disabling almost everything in the BIOS, getting a success, then systematically reenabling stuff. It's the Promise ATA-100 BIOS. If I reset that BIOS from Auto to Disabled,

Re: Bug#504655: debian-installer: Kernel panic when velocity driver started

2008-11-05 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 504655 linux-2.6 2.6.26-8 thanks On Wednesday 05 November 2008, Axel Beckert wrote: Tried to install Debian Lenny on a VIA EPIA SN (VIA C7, i386 arch) board today. This one has a VIA Rhine II (VT6102) and a VIA Velocity (VT6120/VT6121/VT6122) NIC. When detecting the network cards,

Re: Bug#501023: kernel 2.6.26-1-amd64 hangs at boot.

2008-10-03 Thread Frans Pop
reassign 501023 linux-2.6 2.6.26-5 thanks Reassigning to the kernel team. On Friday 03 October 2008, Ade King wrote: Comments/Problems: After a fresh install of Lenny i upgraded the kernel to 2.6.26-1-amd64. During the boot process i get a hang here is the result from dmesg: [ 19.165444]

Bug#497505: virtualbox-ose doesn't work with linux 2.6.26

2008-09-12 Thread Frans Pop
I've taken a look at the upstream SVN repository and it looks like the fix is in changeset 12305 [1]. There are differences between the code there and the source in Debian. That changeset seems to e.g. depend on changeset 12299 [2]. I have not looked much deeper, but at first glance it looks

Bug#497505: virtualbox-ose doesn't work with linux 2.6.26

2008-09-12 Thread Frans Pop
# No longer assign to linux-2.6 as the issue has been confirmed for VBox reassign 497505 virtualbox-ose 1.6.2-dfsg-4 tags 497505 patch fixed-upstream thanks On Friday 12 September 2008, Frans Pop wrote: I've taken a look at the upstream SVN repository and it looks like the fix is in changeset

Bug#497843: linux-2.6: [s390] 2.6.26 does not boot in Hercules emulator

2008-09-04 Thread Frans Pop
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.26-1 Tags: fixed-upstream, d-i Current 2.6.26 kernels [1] will fail to boot in the Hercules emulator: Begin: Running /scripts/init-premount ... 23.398929! dasd(eckd): 0.0.0120: PSF-SSC on storage subsystem HRC.ZZ 0001.0120 returned rc=0 23.401291!

Bug#471892: r8169 does not load properly in 2.6.24 kernel

2008-07-07 Thread Frans Pop
clone 471892 -1 reassign -1 linux-2.6.24 tags -1 - pending tags -1 patch thanks Cloning to 2.6.24 as it is likely affected and this may be worth fixing in an update of that kernel. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of unsubscribe. Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Selection of kernel for Lenny (was: 2.6.25-2 testing sync)

2008-07-07 Thread Frans Pop
(adding d-kernel and d-release) On Monday 07 July 2008, Otavio Salvador wrote: Frans Pop [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Thursday 03 July 2008, Otavio Salvador wrote: please hint linux-2.6 2.6.25-6, linux-kbuild-2.6 2.6.25-2, linux-modules-extra-2.6 2.6.25-5 Please wait few more days

Re: Selection of kernel for Lenny (was: 2.6.25-2 testing sync)

2008-07-07 Thread Frans Pop
On Monday 07 July 2008, maximilian attems wrote: There are valid arguments to be found for staying with 2.6.25 a bit longer, but D-I has not yet converted to it is NOT one of them. testing users are currently on an unsupported kernel. Eh, how does that follow my last para which I assume you

Re: Selection of kernel for Lenny

2008-07-07 Thread Frans Pop
On Monday 07 July 2008, Frans Pop wrote: .26 also includes at least one change I know of that is somewhat risky: PAT support for x86 (which could be disabled). #d-uk just gave me this tidbit: ... am I missing something or will the move to .26, with libata binding before most of the IDE stuff

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