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Bug#210818: marked as done (usb-discover: Makes installation bootup fail on systems without PCI)



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Subject: usb-discover: Makes installation bootup fail on systems without PCI
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Package: usb-discover
Version: 0.02 (not installed)
Severity: important
Tags: patch

If /lib/debian-installer.d/S45usb-linux is run on a system without PCI,
it does an "exit 0":

if [ ! -e /proc/bus/pci/devices ]; then
        # PCI not present. quit
        exit 0
fi

However, since this script is sourced from /sbin/debian-installer, not
executed in its own right, this makes /sbin/debian-installer exit, get
respawned by exit and then everything begins from scratch (making the
whole installation system useless since it never reaches main-menu).

Fixing this should be trivial, just remove the exit and change the if 
(negating the test) to

if [ -e /proc/bus/pci/devices ]; then
	(put entire rest of script here)
fi

This affects all non-PCI systems, including the system bochs attempts to
emulate, making testing with bochs impossible. :-)

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From: Alastair McKinstry <mckinstry@debian.org>
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Source: usb-discover
Source-Version: 0.03

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
usb-discover, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

usb-discover_0.03.dsc
  to pool/main/u/usb-discover/usb-discover_0.03.dsc
usb-discover_0.03.tar.gz
  to pool/main/u/usb-discover/usb-discover_0.03.tar.gz
usb-discover_0.03_all.udeb
  to pool/main/u/usb-discover/usb-discover_0.03_all.udeb



A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
attached.

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 210818@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
pp.
Alastair McKinstry <mckinstry@debian.org> (supplier of updated usb-discover package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 16:46:37 +0200
Source: usb-discover
Binary: usb-discover
Architecture: source all
Version: 0.03
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>
Changed-By: Alastair McKinstry <mckinstry@debian.org>
Description: 
 usb-discover - Discover USB and load kernel modules (udeb)
Closes: 210818
Changes: 
 usb-discover (0.03) unstable; urgency=low
 .
   * Sebastian Ley
     - S45usb-linux: Do not die if something goes wrong (in this case, no pci
       detected) because the file is sourced. This was responsible for the
       endless loop when testing d-i with bochs. Thanks Steinar H. Gunderson.
       (Closes: #210818)
   * Alastair McKinstry
     - Move to Standards-Versiob 3.6.1.0; no changes required.
     - Move Build-Depends to Build-Depends-Indep; no arch-dependent pkgs.
Files: 
 799cb3fb822f0ae0ad27257541c26ec9 587 debian-installer standard usb-discover_0.03.dsc
 da4b3fb06c77ced432e33a3134493f91 2833 debian-installer standard usb-discover_0.03.tar.gz
 da9bd45619d8bce4854d79028beb1e16 1146 debian-installer standard usb-discover_0.03_all.udeb

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