Bug#380028: closed by Bastian Blank <email@example.com> (Re: Bug#380028: mkvmlinuz requires -fno-stack-protector with gcc-4.1)
On Thu, Jul 27, 2006 at 09:51:40AM +0200, Emanuel Steen wrote:
> Please, don't ignore the bug report just because I'm using Ubuntu. It's the
> same package, version 23 of mkvmlinuz in Debian. I just found it better to
> report it to Debian too so you also know about the problem.
The ubuntu kernel maintainers removed the mkvmlinuz support i provided to
their kernel package with a "nobody should be using oldworld [pmacs]" kind of
clueless message, and provided insulting when i subsequently complained about
As such, mkvmlinuz 23 added a copy of the mkvmlinuz support files, taken from
the 2.6.17 debian kernel (mostly upstream though), which may or not work for
ubuntu kernels, but are a best effort solution.
In any case, if you want to use mkvmlinuz with ubuntu kernels, it is
recomended that you rebuild the mkvmlinuz package on an ubuntu system, which
would take care of this problem.
But it is clear that it would be best to educate the ubuntu speople so they
are more clueless about this issues. I think i can say that the debian kernel
team at large regret the times when Fabbionne was the ubuntu kernel
maintainer, and useed to cooperate more actively with the debian kernel team,
rather than the void that is the current communication situation. And then
they make noise at conferences about ways to unifying the debian based