Re: 2003-06-02 Install failure report
On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 10:14:20PM -0400, Joe Nahmias wrote:
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> Chris Tillman wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 09:04:10AM -0400, Joe Nahmias wrote:
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> > > Martin Sj?gren wrote:
> > > > tis 2003-06-03 klockan 06.44 skrev Joe Nahmias:
> > > > > 3) Finally, we have (yet another) segfault during base-installer. This
> > > > > one also occurs during the debootstrap run. It is caused by the get()
> > > > > function, called by download_release(), not being passed the correct
> > > > > args.
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> > > > Actually, using
> > > > http://people.debian.org/~tfheen/d-i/images/2003-06-02/archive/netboot-initrd.gz I cannot reproduce this. base-installer and debootstrap run just fine...
> > >
> > > Hmm, I am able to reproduce this (just tried now) -- exactly the
> > > same problem. The md5sum for the netboot-initrd.gz i'm using is:
> > > 3c2cdebc05b03ecfe45bac93f71e81a6, which should match yours.
> > >
> > > Very peculiar...Can anyone else confirm/deny? In any case, looks like
> > > we just got a new version of busybox-cvs. I will try to test tonight's
> > > image and report back.
> > This sounds like an intermittent problem with debootstrap that kept
> > popping up on boot-floppies. It must be some hardware uniqueness or
> > some timing problem, and I'm sure glad you're on the case and can
> > repeat it ... we always had it happen to users who weren't up to
> > running the bug down.
> Thanks for the (implied) compliment!
> Well, consider this problem intermittent no longer, the new busybox-cvs
> didn't help a bit... :-( I am able to reproduce this both with the
> original images I tried (2003-06-02), and with today's (2003-06-04).
> Any ideas on how to proceed? Do we need a gdb-udeb?
not a clue, sorry.
> Also, should I file a bug? If so, against which package? busybox-cvs?
Wherever it looks like the source of the problem lies, so debootstrap
is doing the right thing AFAYCT? can you execute the statements
that debootstrap executes (manually) and reproduce it?
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