Bug#523828: linux-image-2.6.26-2-486: fails to find modules.pcimap
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On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 03:40:33PM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
>On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 09:37:51PM +0200, Beat Bolli wrote:
>> Package: linux-image-2.6.26-2-486
>> Version: 2.6.26-15
>> Severity: grave
>> Justification: renders package unusable
>> During installation of the latest 2.6 kernel I get the following:
>> Setting up linux-image-2.6.26-2-486 (2.6.26-15) ...
>> Running depmod.
>> Running mkinitrd.yaird.
>> yaird error: can't open pci module list /lib/modules/2.6.26-2-486/modules.pcimap (fatal)
>> mkinitrd.yaird failed to create initrd image.
>> Failed to create initrd image.
>> dpkg: error processing linux-image-2.6.26-2-486 (--configure):
>> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 9
>> A second "aptitude full-upgrade" produces the same messages.
>The root issue here is that module-init-tools version in squeeze has
>stopped generating the .map files by default. From the upstream changelog:
>o depmod: make building map files optional (does anyone use them anyway?)
>So either yaird needs to be updated to no longer require the
>modules.pcimap file, or make sure the map files still get generated
>either by calling depmod -m itself, or working with the kernel team
>to have the image postinst modified to include -m.
>Note that 2.6.26 kernels are only being updated for use in lenny. The
>reason this update appeared in squeeze is because a newer release has
>not yet migrated from sid into squeeze, but we need squeeze versions
>of package to be greater than or equal to the versions in
>lenny. Changing maintainer scripts in the lenny packages will unlikely
>be done unless its shown to break upgrades to lenny.
>As a workaround, you might consider trying initramfs-tools instead of
>yaird, or manually running:
> # depmod -a -m -F /boot/System.map-2.6.26-2-686 2.6.26-2-686
> # dpkg --configure -a
Thanks for the detailed info, Dann!
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