Re: bootfloppies 2.2.11 report
On Mon 10 Apr 2000, Randolph Chung wrote:
> > - On the "syslog" console, I noticed the following messages at this
> > point:
> > user.debug dbootstrap: umount: Device or resource busy
> > user.info dbootstrap: depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.2.14/pcmcia/3c575_cb.o
> > [... plenty of these, apparently covered by bug#62100 and/or bug#61544]
> <sigh> the boot floppies set you were using was probably not built
> correctly. the kernel/pcmcia dependencies are rather intricate and fragile.
FYI, I had the exact same problem with the official
2.2.9 boot-floppies release.
> > - The example name for the cdrom (while "apt-cdrom add" is running) is
> > "Debian 2.1r1 Disk 1", which is pretty wrong for potato.
> > [apt]
> this is probably a build problem.... or a problem with debian-cd (not apt)
$ strings /usr/bin/apt-cdrom | grep Debian
Unable to locate any package files, perhaps this is not a Debian Disc
Please provide a name for this Disc, such as 'Debian 2.1r1 Disk 1'
$ dpkg -S /usr/bin/apt-cdrom
> > - After choosing <Quit> above, it continues :-)
> > It says:
> > Media Change: Please insert the disc labeled 'foo' in the
> > drive as '/cdrom/' and press enter
> > I'm wondering what use the "as '/cdrom/'" is here...
> > Here the cdrom doesn't get mounted. The /dev/cdrom symlink points to
> > /dev/sr0 which (surprise) doesn't exist. I had to manually fix this.
> > The surprising thing here is that apt-cdrom didn't have any trouble
> > mounting it...
> > [boot-floppies]
> what does your /dev/fstab say?
/dev/cdrom /cdrom iso9660 ...
(not sure about the rest of the line; I'm only near that system in the
weekend, but I know it tried to mount /dev/cdrom on /cdrom)
> > - The MOTD says to look at /usr/doc/*/copyright for copyright info,
> > shouldn't that be /usr/share/doc/*/copyright by now, so that people
> > get used to it?
> not all packages have /usr/share/doc, but all have, either as a directory or
> a symlink, /usr/doc/*, so i don't think this should be changed for potato.
OK, sounds reasonable.
> > That's about it for now. I'll wait a day for any comments and then start
> > checking the BTS and reporting bugs if not yet there.
> Since this wasn't an official build, it's probably best to wait for the
> official one to come out. I expect that we will build and release 2.2.11
> within a couple of days.
OK, if it's out before the weekend I can test it again then.
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