RE: recent udev upgrade failure on alpha
- To: "'Bob Tracy'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: RE: recent udev upgrade failure on alpha
- From: "Uwe Schindler" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 19:28:50 +0200
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Success! With the latest libc update, udev works as it should. I reverted
back to the original udevd binary from the deb package by "apt-get install
--reinstall udev" and it started fine. Also regened initrd works with
l-i-2.6.38-2-alpha-generic after rebooting.
H.-H.-Meier-Allee 63, D-28213 Bremen
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Uwe Schindler [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 7:09 PM
> To: 'Bob Tracy'
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com;
> firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: RE: recent udev upgrade failure on alpha
> Today, my alpha installed Debian libc6.1-2.13-11, I will try to revert
udev to the
> original and remove the package hold here.
> I will tell if it works!
> Uwe Schindler
> H.-H.-Meier-Allee 63, D-28213 Bremen
> eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Uwe Schindler [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Friday, July 15, 2011 5:47 PM
> > To: 'Bob Tracy'
> > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com;
> > firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> > Subject: RE: recent udev upgrade failure on alpha
> > Hi Bob,
> > > > (...)
> > > > I tried then to upgrade the package "udev" (was on hold, to
> > > > prevent me from making system unbootable), with the hope that the
> > > > inotify is working with this debian kernel. Unfortunately that's
> > > > not the case, UDEV complains about missing inotify.
> > > >
> > > > So is the patch below already included in some kernel images
> > > > available? Or does somebody have a recent udev version as .deb
> > > packages?
> > >
> > > I still have (and am using) my modified "udev" package
> > > (udev_166-1_alpha.deb: includes the patch you quoted in your
> > > original message). I can send it your way if you wish. In truth,
> > > the only thing
> > you
> > > need is "/sbin/udevd" from that package to be operational, and I can
> > > send you just that piece if you prefer. Just let me know.
> > A patch for udev would be the best (do you have it available as a
> > patch),
> then I
> > can build a custom udev whenever an update occurs. Do you have it
> > somewhere on the web/dropbox whatever? But /sbin/udev is also a good
> > choice for now. Maybe send both as attachment to my private mail.
> > >From http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=614099 it seems
> > >that
> > this is fixed in glibc 2.13-1, unfortunately on debian-ports is only
> 2.11.2-13. So
> > we have to wait until buildds are working :( Maybe I try to compile
> > the
> > package (hours of waiting included...)
> > > The underlying problem isn't anything missing in the kernel (at
> > > least when built from the mainline kernel.org source):
> > > inotify_init1() is definitely
> > there.
> > > The problem is the userspace call to inotify_init1() in the current
> > > Alpha version of libc6.1 is a stub function. I elected to rebuild
> > > the
> > package
> > > with a valid workaround rather than risk modifying and having to
> > > debug
> > "libc"
> > > :-).
> > I was confused about the whole discussion, thanks for making it clear.
> > Uwe
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